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Oceanic art; [translated from the Italian by Rachel Montgomery]
Bib ID 1059607
Format BookBook
Author
Ambesi, Alberto Cesare
 
Uniform Title Arte dell 'Oceania. English
Description Feltham, Hamlyn, 1970 
159 p. col. illus., col. map. 20 cm. 
ISBN 0600367029
Series

Cameo

Summary

Includes overview of Indigenous art p. 26, 141-151; images of primordial ancestor-spirit, painted on bark, northern Australia p. 145, rock painting at Kimberley p. 146, bark painting, northern Australia p. 147, bark painting, Oenpelli northern Australia p. 148, wooden sculpture, north-east Arnhem Land p. 150.

Notes

Translation of Arte dell 'Oceania.

Subjects Art -- Oceania.  |  Art, Pacific Island.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Demography - Palaeodemography - Aboriginal settlement of Australia.  |  Music.  |  Religion - Dreaming.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Art.  |  Literature and stories - Non fiction - Scientific and professional.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous.  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Australia.

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