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Painting the land story / edited by Luke Taylor
Bib ID 1552534
Format BookBook
Description Canberra : National Museum of Australia, 1999 
viii, 142 p. : col. ill., 2 col. maps ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 0642565449
Summary

For many indigenous Australians the act of painting is a kind of personal religious communion between artist and the ancestral creation beings that made the country. This sense of ancestral precedent is most strongly felt in this collection of illustrated essays which focus on western and eastern Arnhem Land.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography, p. 137-139.

Subjects Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Art, Torres Strait Islander.  |  Art, Australian -- Aboriginal artists.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian.
Other authors/contributors Taylor, Luke  |  National Museum of Australia

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