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Samoan art and artists = O measina a Samoa

Author: Sean Mallon
Publisher: Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book has a broad sweep, covering all facets of the Samoan arts, including canoe and housebuilding, siapo (tapa), weaving, tattooing, oratory, adornment, all forms of performance art, the visual arts and literature"--Inside front cover.
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Mallon, Sean.
Samoan art and artists.
Nelson, N.Z. : Potton, ©2002
(OCoLC)607136278
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Mallon
ISBN: 090880265X 9780908802654
OCLC Number: 52080808
Description: 224 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. The Samoan arts --
2. Pottery and stonework --
3. Tufuga fauva'a: the canoe builders --
4. Tufugu faifale: the master house builders --
5. Siapo makers --
6. Weaving --
7. Woodwork and sculpture --
8. Tufugu tatatau: the master tattooists --
9. Painting and folk-art --
10. Oratory --
11. Theatre --
12. Photography and filmmaking --
13. Fagogo and literature --
14. Adornments --
15. Costume and garments --
16. Tourist art --
17. Music and dance.
Other Titles: O measina a Samoa
Measina a Samoa
Samoan art & artists
Responsibility: Sean Mallon.

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This study presents a contemporary survey of Samoan arts, drawing on the extensive research base that already exists. Areas covered include: weaving, siapo, oratory, tattooing, painting, writing and  Read more...

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