The Resource Aboriginal art, Howard Morphy

Aboriginal art, Howard Morphy

Label
Aboriginal art
Title
Aboriginal art
Statement of responsibility
Howard Morphy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Major survey of the range of Aboriginal expression in the graphic and sculptural arts mainly using the art of Arnhem Land and central Australia; includes chapters on rock art (west Arnhem Land and the Kimberley), relation of art to religious concepts and life cycle; totemic landscape painting of central and northern Australia; social, ritual and aesthetic contexts of art production and display - kinship, mythology; external contacts - the role of art and its changing meaning; general survey of the effects of colonisation - includes more detailed accounts of William Barak and Toomy McRae; contemporary art and the Avant-Garde; acrylic painting; bark painting; x-ray art
Cataloging source
VGEE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morphy, Howard
Dewey number
704.03/9915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7401
LC item number
.M65 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Art & ideas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Art, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Aboriginal art, Howard Morphy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 434-439
Control code
000014123097
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
447 p.
Isbn
9780714837529
Lccn
99187473
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
Label
Aboriginal art, Howard Morphy
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 434-439
Control code
000014123097
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
447 p.
Isbn
9780714837529
Lccn
99187473
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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