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A material thing : objects from the collection, Aboriginal + Torres Strait Islander collection series - 31 August 1998 to 11 July 1999, Yiribana Gallery, level 3
Bib ID 1371358
Format BookBook
Author
Art Gallery of New South Wales
 
Description [Sydney] : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1999 
7 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. 
Summary

Exhibition catalogue of works by Indigenous artists dating from the 1930s to the present day ; features functional and ceremonial objects ; nets and baskets ; totemic emblems ; carvings of ancestor figures and spirits ; tutini or Purukupali grave posts by Tiwi Islanders.

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Subjects Art Gallery of New South Wales -- Exhibitions.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions -- Catalogs.  |  Art - Sculpture - Carving - Wood.  |  Art - Sculpture - Carving - Human figure.  |  Art - Catalogues.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  Art - Sculpture.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Art - Economic aspects - Markets - Market places.  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)
Exhibited Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 31 August 1998 - 11 July 1999. 

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