The Resource The painted desert : how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art, by Geraldine Brooks

The painted desert : how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art, by Geraldine Brooks

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The painted desert : how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art
Title
The painted desert
Title remainder
how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art
Statement of responsibility
by Geraldine Brooks
Title variation
Letter from Australia
Title variation remainder
the painted desert : how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes Aboriginal contemporary painting at Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia; includes information on Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency; artists: Pijaju Peter Skipper; Jukuna Mona Chuguna; Dolly Snell; Hitler Pamba; Nyuju Stumpy Brown; mentions artists Spider Snell; Tommy May; includes brief history of traditional art; contemporary art movement at Papunya, Northern Territory; contemporary art movement at Turkey Creek, Western Australia; artist Rover Thomas; discusses relationship of art to culture; paintings as images of lost country; includes information on exhibitions; critical reception; sale and resale of Aboriginal contemporary art; mentions resale of work by artist Johnny Warangkula Tuupurrula; includes information on the paintings Ngurrara I and Ngurrara II, painted by the community at Fitzroy Crossing as evidence for land rights claim; includes information on the decision by the community at Fitzroy Crossing to sell Ngurrara I at a Sotheby's auction to raise needed money for the community
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Cataloging source
AIAS
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Brooks, Geraldine
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
Label
The painted desert : how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art, by Geraldine Brooks
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Publication
Note
  • Caption title
  • Letter from Australia appears above title
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
9 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Received with MS 4676 Jane C. Goodale papers
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustration
Label
The painted desert : how Aborigines turned ancient rituals into chic contemporary art, by Geraldine Brooks
Publication
Note
  • Caption title
  • Letter from Australia appears above title
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
9 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Received with MS 4676 Jane C. Goodale papers
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustration

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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