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Ancestral power and the aesthetic : Arnhem Land paintings and objects from the Donald Thomson Collection
Bib ID 4660503
Format BookBook
Description [Melbourne] : Ian Potter Museum of Art, c2009 
1 folded sheet, [10] p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780734040886
Summary

Exhibition catalogue, which includes an essay by Lindy Allen, exhibition curator, on the Donald Thompson Collection, which includes discussion on Minytji sacred ceremonial designs on bark paintings and men's objects; Yolngu artistic practice.

Notes

Cover title.

Catalogue of exhibition held at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne, 2 June - 23 August 2009.

Exhibition "presented by the Ian Potter Museum of Art ... and Museum Victoria."--Back page.

Curated by Lindy Allen.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Donald Thomson Collection -- Exhibitions.  |  Ethnological museums and collections -- Australia.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Exhibitions.  |  Art, Yolngu -- Exhibitions.  |  Bark painting, Yolngu -- Exhibitions.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Art - Collections.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Art -- Exhibitions.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  Art -- Painting -- Bark.  |  Art - Art motifs.  |  Art -- Art motifs.  |  Art -- Painting.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
Other authors/contributors Allen, Lindy  |  Ian Potter Museum of Art  |  Museum Victoria

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