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Islands in the sun : prints by indigenous artists of Australia and the Australasian region / Roger Butler, editor
Bib ID 2453311
Format BookBook
Description Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2001 
116 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0642541418 (paperback)
Summary

Overview of 'Islands in the Sun', a major exhibition of contemporary prints by Indigenous artists from Australia and the Australasian region; shared history of European colonisation by these Indigenous people; printmaking as a popular and accessible medium.

Full contents
  • Forewords / Brian Kennedy and Alice-Anne Boylan
  • Introduction / Roger Butler
  • Printmaking by Aboriginal Artists / Roger Butler
  • Prints from the Tiwi Islands
  • Prints by Aboriginal artists from Arnhem Land
  • Motif Etching: The history of Ilan printing / Brian Robinson
  • Prints from the Torres Strait Islands
  • Printmaking in Papua New Guinea / Melanie Eastburn
  • Prints from Papua New Guinea
  • A Pacific Accent: Polynesian printmakers in Aotearoa New Zealand / Nicholas Thomas
 
Notes

Exhibition held Feb 17-May 27, 2001 at the National Gallery of Australia.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 115).

Subjects National Gallery of Australia -- Exhibitions.  |  Prints, Australian aboriginal -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.  |  Prints, Australasian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.  |  Art - Print and printmaking.  |  Art - Economic aspects - Markets - Market places.  |  Pacific Islands.  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Papua New Guinea (PNG)  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)
Other authors/contributors Butler, Roger, 1948-  |  National Gallery of Australia

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