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Icons of the desert : early Aboriginal paintings from Papunya / edited by Roger Benjamin with Andrew C. Weislogel
Bib ID 4691717
Format BookBook
Description Ithaca, N.Y. : Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art : Distributed by Cornell University, c2009 
176 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm. + 1 suppl. (13 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.) 
ISBN 9781934260067
1934260061
Summary

This catalogue accompanies an exhibition organized by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, curated by Roger Benjamin and coordinated by Andrew C. Weislogel, associate curator and master teacher at the Johnson Museum.

Full contents
  • Collectors' foreword / John and / Barbara Wilkerson
  • Acknowledgments / Andrew C. Weislogel
  • Preface / Hetti Perkins
  • The men's painting room at Papunya : photographs / by Michael Jensen
  • The fetish for Papunya boards / Roger Benjamin
  • Graceful transfigurations of person, place, and story: the stylistic evolution of Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi / Fred Myers
  • The intelligence of Pintupi painting / Vivien Johnson
  • Relatives of the artists response to the paintings / R.G. Kimber
  • Catalogue of the exhibition / Roger Benjamin.
 
Notes

"This catalogue accompanies an exhibition organized by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, curated by Roger Benjamin and coordinated by Andrew C. Weislogel, associate curator and master teacher at the Johnson Museum. The exhibition was presented at: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art ... January 10-April 5, 2009, Fowler Museum of Cultural History ... May 3-August 2, 2009, Grey Art Gallery ... September 1-December 5, 2009"--T.p. verso.

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are respectfully advised that this booklet includes secret/sacred imagery which may be harmful to uninitiated members of their communities."--Suppl. cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.) -- Exhibitions.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  Art - Painting - Acrylic - Dot.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Art - Art motifs.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Art - Collections.  |  Religion - Dreaming.  |  Papunya (South Central NT SF52-16)
Other authors/contributors Benjamin, Roger, 1957-  |  Weislogel, Andrew  |  Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art  |  Fowler Museum at UCLA  |  Grey Art Gallery

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