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The Resource They are meditating : bark paintings from the MCA's Arnott's collection

They are meditating : bark paintings from the MCA's Arnott's collection

Label
They are meditating : bark paintings from the MCA's Arnott's collection
Title
They are meditating
Title remainder
bark paintings from the MCA's Arnott's collection
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays address use of designs, meanings and conceptual elements of the bark paintings; essays also discuss bark paintings from the Top End regions: Groote Eylandt, North-Eastern and Central Arnhem Land, Western Arnhem Land, Wadeye region
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
795.994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney, N.S.W.)
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  • Mundine, Djon
  • Michael, Linda
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  • Marika, Wandjuk
  • Pugar, Christopher
  • Bark painting
  • Painting, Aboriginal Australian
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
Target audience
general
Label
They are meditating : bark paintings from the MCA's Arnott's collection
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Catalogue editor: Linda Michael
  • Guest curator : Djon Mundine
  • Exhibition held: 13 September-25 November, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Contents
Foreword / Elizabeth Ann Macgregor -- Preface / A. S. Dawson -- On bark painting: Totems and clan design / Raymattja Marika -- Most important is the line Wandjuk Marika speaks of painting / Wandjuk Marika and Jennifer Isaacs -- An Aboriginal soliloquy / Djon Mundine -- A limping world : works in the Arnott's collection - some conceptual underpinnings / John von Sturmer -- From east to west: bark painting across the top end: The aesthetic and magical Groote Eylandt bark painting / Lindy Allen -- The spirit within North-Eastern and Central Arnhem Land / Djon Mundine -- From rock to bark art from Western Arnhem Land / Luke Taylor -- A history of art in the Wadeye region: Christopher Pugar and the hidden years / Kim Barber -- Maps -- Index of works: Groote Eylandt; North-Eastern and Central Arnhem Land; Western and South-Western Arnhem Land; Wadeye (Port Keats); Tiwi Islands
Control code
000042387680
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9781921034237
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. ports
Label
They are meditating : bark paintings from the MCA's Arnott's collection
Publication
Note
  • Catalogue editor: Linda Michael
  • Guest curator : Djon Mundine
  • Exhibition held: 13 September-25 November, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Contents
Foreword / Elizabeth Ann Macgregor -- Preface / A. S. Dawson -- On bark painting: Totems and clan design / Raymattja Marika -- Most important is the line Wandjuk Marika speaks of painting / Wandjuk Marika and Jennifer Isaacs -- An Aboriginal soliloquy / Djon Mundine -- A limping world : works in the Arnott's collection - some conceptual underpinnings / John von Sturmer -- From east to west: bark painting across the top end: The aesthetic and magical Groote Eylandt bark painting / Lindy Allen -- The spirit within North-Eastern and Central Arnhem Land / Djon Mundine -- From rock to bark art from Western Arnhem Land / Luke Taylor -- A history of art in the Wadeye region: Christopher Pugar and the hidden years / Kim Barber -- Maps -- Index of works: Groote Eylandt; North-Eastern and Central Arnhem Land; Western and South-Western Arnhem Land; Wadeye (Port Keats); Tiwi Islands
Control code
000042387680
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9781921034237
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., col. ports

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