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The death of the artist as hero : essays in history and culture / Bernard Smith
Bib ID 17066
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, Bernard, 1916-2011
 
Description Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1988 
x, 331 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0195548442
0195548450 (paperback)
Summary

Selection of critical essays in which Bernard Smith discusses the influences which have shaped Australia's cultural expression as seen in the visual arts. Chapter 26 entitled "On Cultural Convergence" (pp. 289-302) discusses the relationship between traditional Aboriginal art and art with European influence.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [303]-311.

Subjects Aesthetics.  |  Art and society.  |  Art and history.  |  Art, Australian.  |  Race relations - Representation - Art.

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