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Papunya Tula : art of the Western Desert / Geoffrey Bardon ; with diagrams by Judith Ryan
Bib ID 3705057
Format BookBook
Author
Bardon, Geoffrey, 1940-2003
 
Description Marleston, S. Aust. : Gecko Books, [2006]. c1991 
xx, 140 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map, ports. ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 0977511456
Invalid ISBN 9780977511457
Summary

Popular style outline of desert cosmology and the desert habitat; lists five groups at Papunya as Aranda, Anmatjira Aranda, Wailpri, Loritja and Pintupi; paintings part of dreaming ceremonies; acrylic paintings combine elements of sand paintings, body decoration, and ritual elements; technique of preparing ground surface for painting; materials used; womens designs; Papunya in 1971; beginnings of paintings on school; development of painting movement; first sales; friction with government policies; meaning of name, Papunya Tula; list of artists with personal details and examples of their work with interpretations; Bardons theories of Papunya Tula art; symbols used.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 140.

Subjects Papunya Tula Artists -- History.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Papunya.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Papunya.  |  Art - Crafts - Advertising and marketing.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Art - Artists - Men.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / cosmology.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Economics - Income - Poverty and low income.  |  Enterprises - Arts and crafts.  |  Art - Production - Materials / techniques.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Art - Painting - Acrylic.  |  Art - Theory and criticism.  |  Art - Acrylic painting.  |  Economics - Income - poverty and low income.  |  Papunya (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)
Other authors/contributors Ryan, Judith

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