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The Resource Dreamings of the desert : Aboriginal dot paintings of the Western Desert, Art Gallery of South Australia

Dreamings of the desert : Aboriginal dot paintings of the Western Desert, Art Gallery of South Australia

Label
Dreamings of the desert : Aboriginal dot paintings of the Western Desert
Title
Dreamings of the desert
Title remainder
Aboriginal dot paintings of the Western Desert
Statement of responsibility
Art Gallery of South Australia
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Celebration of 25th anniversary of dot painting movement resulted in this publication and in an exhibition of the entire collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia's western desert art; recognition of movement; map of central Australian languages; illustrated history of dot painting movement; artists' biographies; chronology of movement
Cataloging source
NUWS:W
Dewey number
759.99407494231
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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Art Gallery of South Australia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1950-
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  • Chapman, Christopher
  • Hylton, Jane
  • Johnson, Vivien
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  • Art Gallery of South Australia
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Painting, Aboriginal Australian
  • Painting, Modern
Label
Dreamings of the desert : Aboriginal dot paintings of the Western Desert, Art Gallery of South Australia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published to accompany the exhibition of the same title, featuring the Art Gallery of South Australia's entire collection of Western Desert art, held 15 December 1996 - 16 February 1997
  • Exhibition and publication co-ordinated by Jane Hylton ; assisted by Christopher Chapman
  • Key essay: A History of Western Desert art 1971-1996 /Vivien Johnson
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. 139-140
  • Includes index
Contents
Vivien Johnson: biography -- Foreword / Ron Radford -- Dreamings of the Desert: recognition of a movement / Jane Hylton -- Map of current distribution of Central Australian languages -- A history of Western Desert Art 1971-1996 / Vivien Johnson: origins 1971-1975, Papunya Tula artists 1978-1988, the spread of the Western Desert Art 1985-1989, into the nineties, conclusion -- Artists biographies, abbreviations -- Western Desert dot painting: development of a movement
Control code
000023992695
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
140 p.
Isbn
9780730830733
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
Label
Dreamings of the desert : Aboriginal dot paintings of the Western Desert, Art Gallery of South Australia
Publication
Note
  • Published to accompany the exhibition of the same title, featuring the Art Gallery of South Australia's entire collection of Western Desert art, held 15 December 1996 - 16 February 1997
  • Exhibition and publication co-ordinated by Jane Hylton ; assisted by Christopher Chapman
  • Key essay: A History of Western Desert art 1971-1996 /Vivien Johnson
Bibliography note
  • Bibliography: p. 139-140
  • Includes index
Contents
Vivien Johnson: biography -- Foreword / Ron Radford -- Dreamings of the Desert: recognition of a movement / Jane Hylton -- Map of current distribution of Central Australian languages -- A history of Western Desert Art 1971-1996 / Vivien Johnson: origins 1971-1975, Papunya Tula artists 1978-1988, the spread of the Western Desert Art 1985-1989, into the nineties, conclusion -- Artists biographies, abbreviations -- Western Desert dot painting: development of a movement
Control code
000023992695
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
140 p.
Isbn
9780730830733
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map

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