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Across the desert : Aboriginal batik from Central Australia, Judith Ryan ... [et al.]

Label
Across the desert : Aboriginal batik from Central Australia
Title
Across the desert
Title remainder
Aboriginal batik from Central Australia
Statement of responsibility
Judith Ryan ... [et al.]
Title variation
Aboriginal batik from Central Australia
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This publication accompanies an exhibition with the same name from October 2008 to February 2009. The main author is Judith Ryan and the other writers have contributed an article each on the development of batik in the various Aboriginal communities in central Australia. In addition there is an article on Batik within the Australian fashion world as a comparison to Aboriginal batik."--Provided by publisher
  • Examination of the origins of batik in five Central Australian communities, from the 1940s onwards, its development, uses, changes and artists; includes brief biographies of 45 batik artists and brief mention of the use of batik on ceramics
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, Judith
Dewey number
746.662942074
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
National Gallery of Victoria
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Art, Australian
  • Batik
  • Batik
Label
Across the desert : Aboriginal batik from Central Australia, Judith Ryan ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Director's foreword / Gerard Vaughan -- Sponsor's foreword / Bernie Brookes -- Prelude to canvas: batik cadenzas wax lyrical / Judith Ryan -- Colour plates -- Tjungu nintiringanyi munu kunpu kanyini Ernabella-Ia: learning together and staying strong at Ernabella / Hilary Furlong -- Batik lines flow over sand dune country: Kaltjiti Arts / Diana James -- Drawn together: the Utopia batik phenomenon / Julia Murray -- Warlpiri sensibility and grace: Yuendumu batik / Felicity Wright -- Before painting: the Kintore batiks / Marina Strocchi -- Bush couture: brining the bush to town / Katie Somerville -- Footprints in the red dirt: reflections / Linda Jackson -- Biographies and checklist -- Chronology
Control code
000043314686
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9780724102990
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustration, map, portraits
Label
Across the desert : Aboriginal batik from Central Australia, Judith Ryan ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Director's foreword / Gerard Vaughan -- Sponsor's foreword / Bernie Brookes -- Prelude to canvas: batik cadenzas wax lyrical / Judith Ryan -- Colour plates -- Tjungu nintiringanyi munu kunpu kanyini Ernabella-Ia: learning together and staying strong at Ernabella / Hilary Furlong -- Batik lines flow over sand dune country: Kaltjiti Arts / Diana James -- Drawn together: the Utopia batik phenomenon / Julia Murray -- Warlpiri sensibility and grace: Yuendumu batik / Felicity Wright -- Before painting: the Kintore batiks / Marina Strocchi -- Bush couture: brining the bush to town / Katie Somerville -- Footprints in the red dirt: reflections / Linda Jackson -- Biographies and checklist -- Chronology
Control code
000043314686
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9780724102990
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustration, map, portraits

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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