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Primitive erotic art; editor: Philip Rawson
Bib ID 173228
Format BookBook
Author
Rawson, Philip, 1924-
 
Description London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973 
x, 310 p. illus. (some col.), map. 29 cm. 
ISBN 029776537X
Series

World history of erotic art

Summary

Includes 1) Early history of sexual art by Philip Rawson - brief references to retouching of W.A. cave art (esp. Rainbow Snake) by Karadjeri to ensure spirit children, roof/formation of Mala cave at Ayers Rock, Pitjandjara ritual objects seen as source; of vitality; Oenpelli cave drawings as part of ritual of sexual magic, use of maze, labyrinth & concentric circle motifs asanalogies of sources of creative power; 2) Celtic and northern art by Anne Ross; 3) North America by Cottie Burland; 4) Middle America by Cottie Burland; 5) Central Andean region by Harold Osborne; 6) Africa, south of the Sahara by Cottie Burland; 7) Equatorial islands of the Pacific Basin by Tom Harrisson.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Erotic art.  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  Stories and motifs - Spirit children.  |  Art - Rock art - Retouching.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Boards.  |  Art - Rock painting.  |  Art - Art motifs - Geometric.  |  Reproduction.  |  Magic and sorcery - Love magic.  |  Indigenous peoples - Africa.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Africa.  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Gunbalunya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)

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