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Papunya Tula : art of the Western Desert / Geoffrey Bardon ; with diagrams by Judith Ryan
Bib ID 1320732
Format BookBook
Author
Bardon, Geoff, 1940-2003
 
Description Marlston, S. Aust. : J. B. Books Australia, 1999 
xx, 140 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some. col) ; 28 cm. 
Summary

Outlines desert cosmology and the desert habitat; lists five groups at Papunya as Aranda, Anmatjira Aranda, Wailpri, Loritja and Pintupi; paintings part of dreaming ceremonies; acrylic paintings combine elements of sand paintings, body decoration, and ritual elements; technique of preparing ground surface for painting; materials used; womens designs; Papunya in 1971; beginnings of paintings on school; development of painting movement; first sales; friction with government policies; meaning of name, Papunya Tula; Bardon's theories of Papunya Tula art; symbols used.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 140.

Subjects Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Papunya.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Art - Artists - Men.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Papunya (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)

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