ISBN-10:
0192842382
ISBN-13:
9780192842381
Pub. Date:
04/28/2008
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia

The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia

by Adrienne L. Kaeppler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192842381
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Series: Oxford History of Art Series
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 655,142
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Adrienne L. Kaeppler is Curator of Oceanic Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. She has carried out field research in Tonga, Hawaìi, and other parts of the Pacific.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Polynesian and Micronesian Art
Chapter 2: Artistic Visions, Rituals, and Sacred Containers
Chapter 3: Aesthetics, Carving, Metaphor, and Allusion
Chapter 4: Genealogical Connections: The Texts of Textiles
Chapter 5: Adorning the Adorned: Tattoo, Ornaments, Clothing, Fashion
Chapter 6: Ritual Spaces, Cultural Landscapes: Space and the Aesthetic Environment
Notes
Further Reading
List of Illustrations
Chronology for Polynesia and Micronesia
Index
1. An Introduction to Polynesian and Micronesian Art
2. Artistic Visions: Rituals and Sacred Containers
3. Aesthetics: Carving, Metaphor, and Allusion
4. Genealogical Connections: The Texts of Textiles
5. Adorning the Adorned: Tattoo, Ornaments, Clothing, Fashion
6. Ritual Spaces, Cultural Landscapes, Space, and the Aesthetic Environment
Bibliography
Further Reading
Timeline
List of Museums and Galleries

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