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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Myth of primitivism.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1991
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Based on seminars held at the Slade School of Art, University College, London in 1985-86.|
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 355 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Some general observations on the problem of cultural colonialism / Kenneth Coutts-Smith --
Outsiders or insiders? / David Maclagan --
Primitive art and the necessity of primitivism to art / Daniel Miller --
Expeditions : on race and nation / Black Audio/Film Collective --
Emil Nolde's 'ethnographic' still lifes : primitivism, tradition, and modernity / Jill Lloyd --
Unofficial versions / Guy Brett --
The resurgence of the night-mind: primitivist revivals in recent art / Lynne Cooke --
From primitivism to ethnic arts / Rasheed Araeen --
Ethnography and the formation of national and cultural identities / Annie E. Coombes --
Art and meaning / Signe Howell --
Dark continents explored by women / Desa Philippi and Anna Howells. Leonardo's 'last supper' in Fiji / Christina Toren --
The search for virginity / Jimmie Durham --
Unsettled accounts of Indians and others / Jean Fisher --
Locality fails / Imants Tillers --
Aboriginal representation and kitsch / Christopher Pearson --
Born from sharp rocks / Edgar Heap of Birds.
|Responsibility:||edited and compiled by Susan Hiller.|
Explores the fusion of myth, history and geography which leads to ideas of primitivism, and examines their construction, interpretation and consumption in Western culture. The author provides a critique of the history of primitivism, describing its implications for contemporary culture.
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