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Aboriginal art

Author: Howard Morphy
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 1997.
Series: Art & ideas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A survey of the great variety of Aboriginal art.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Morphy
ISBN: 0714837520 9780714837529
OCLC Number: 746861336
Description: 447 pages : illustrations.
Contents: Art as a record of Aboriginal history; art, religion and the dreaming; a totemic landscape - art, maps and people; Aboriginal art and society; art, ritual and aesthetics; engaging the other - art and the survival of Aboriginal society; in place out of time - from Hermannsburg to Papunya; art in adversity; documents of change; Aboriginal art and the avant-garde.
Series Title: Art & ideas.
Responsibility: Howard Morphy.


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"This is a wonderful book by the pre-eminent scholar of Aboriginal art. For anyone who wants to know about Aboriginal art and the people who make it, this is the most important, indeed brilliant, Read more...

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