The Resource Interpreter of change : how dispossession and innovation have informed East Kimberley artist Rover Thomas' painting of the land, Catherine Carr

Interpreter of change : how dispossession and innovation have informed East Kimberley artist Rover Thomas' painting of the land, Catherine Carr

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Interpreter of change : how dispossession and innovation have informed East Kimberley artist Rover Thomas' painting of the land
Title
Interpreter of change
Title remainder
how dispossession and innovation have informed East Kimberley artist Rover Thomas' painting of the land
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Carr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of artist Rover Thomas's responses to the changes that occur in the Kimberley region of Western Australia since the arrival of European influences, and his painting style and its evolution from his 'Dreaming' the Kurirr Kurirr public ceremony in 1975; includes analysis of the significance of the dotted edged outlines of Thomas's paintings and their relationship to the dotted edgings on ritual hand held ceremonial wands and boards \used in the northern Kimberley and desert areas of central Australia; role of the Kurirr Kurirr ceremony as the catalyst for the emergence of the East Kimberley art movement; and includes an overview of Rover Thomas's life
Dissertation note
Thesis (B. Creative Arts (Visual Arts) (Hons.))--University of Wollongong, 2005
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Interpreter of change : how dispossession and innovation have informed East Kimberley artist Rover Thomas' painting of the land, Catherine Carr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 86-92
Contents
The life and artistic context of Rover Thomas : Kimberley art : background -- The dreaming of the Kurrirr Kurrirr -- Ceremonial boards / Kurrirr Kurrirr paintings in the 1980s -- Background to Rover Thomas'work: ceremonial artefacts -- Analysis of Rover Thomas' influences and stylistic characteristics
Extent
92 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Catherine Carr;
Other physical details
ill. (mainly col.), maps. ports
Stock number
MAR08/013
Label
Interpreter of change : how dispossession and innovation have informed East Kimberley artist Rover Thomas' painting of the land, Catherine Carr
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 86-92
Contents
The life and artistic context of Rover Thomas : Kimberley art : background -- The dreaming of the Kurrirr Kurrirr -- Ceremonial boards / Kurrirr Kurrirr paintings in the 1980s -- Background to Rover Thomas'work: ceremonial artefacts -- Analysis of Rover Thomas' influences and stylistic characteristics
Extent
92 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Catherine Carr;
Other physical details
ill. (mainly col.), maps. ports
Stock number
MAR08/013

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