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Art in Oceania : a new history

Author: Peter William Brunt; et al
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012 ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Masks and figural sculptures are the most familiar examples of the visual culture of Oceania, yet they provide only a glimpse of the fascinating art of this expansive and diverse region. The artisans of the Pacific Islands have produced objects ranging from stained and beaten fabric, rock engravings, and woven containers to tattooed and painted bodies, drawings on sand and paper, and contemporary installation art.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter William Brunt; et al
ISBN: 9780300190281 030019028X 9780500239018 0500239010
OCLC Number: 833915947
Notes: Peter Brunt is a New Zealand author.
Description: 536 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Art in early Oceania. Aesthetic traces : the settlement of Western Oceania / Lissant Bolton ; After Lapita : voyaging and monumental architecture c. 900 BC-c. AD 1700 / Deidre Brown and Peter Brunt --
New Guinea 1700-1940. Art, trade and exchange : New Guinea 1700-1900 / Nicholas Thomas, Susanne Küchler and Lissant Bolton ; Art, war and pacification : New Guinea 1840-1940 / Nicholas Thomas and Susanne Küchler ; Cosmologies and collections : New Guinea 1840-1940 / Nicholas Thomas --
Island Melanesia 1700-1940. Place, warfare and trade 1700-1840 / Lissant Bolton ; Incursions : loss, continuity and adaptation 1840-1900 / Lissant Bolton ; Transformations 1890-1940 / Lissant Bolton --
Eastern and northern Oceania 1700-1940. Political transformations : art and power 1700-1800 / Deidre Brown ; European incursions 1765-1880 / Nicholas Thomas ; Colonial styles : architecture and indigenous modernity / Deidre Brown --
Art, war and the end of empire 1940-89. War and visual culture 1939-45 / Sean Mallon ; Decolonization, independence and cultural revival 1945-89 / Peter Brunt ; Tourist art and its markets 1945-89 / Sean Mallon --
Art in Oceania now 1989-2012. Contemporary Pacific art and its globalization / Peter Brunt ; Urban art and popular culture / Sean Mallon ; Continuity and change in customary arts / Damian Skinner and Lissant Bolton.
Responsibility: Peter Brunt ... [et al.] ; edited by Peter Brunt and Nicholas Thomas, assisted by Stella Ramage.

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The arts of Oceania are astonishing: great statues, daunting tattoos, dynamic carving, woven and painted fabrics, intricately carved weapons, and a variety of ornaments, ritual objects, and  Read more...

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