Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art

by Wally Caruana


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780500204160
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 02/06/2013
Series: World of Art Series
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,242,387
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Wally Caruana is an independent curator and consultant on Aboriginal art and was formerly Senior Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, from 1984 to 2001. He has edited several books and catalogues on Aboriginal art and curated a number of major exhibitions in Australia and internationally.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction7
Chapter 2Patterns of power: Arnhem Land and its surrounds21
Chapter 3The art of place and journey: the desert101
Chapter 4Land of the Wandjina: the Kimberley162
Chapter 5Diversity: North Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands183
Chapter 6Artists in the town and city194
Note on Aboriginal names228
Select Bibliography229
List of Illustrations231

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