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Nukuoro : sculptures from Micronesia / edited by Christian Kaufmann and Oliver Wick ; [translators, Nigel Stephenson, Nora Scott]
Bib ID 6221891
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Description Riehen, Switzerland : Fondation Beyeler ; Munich : Hirmer, 2013 
©2013 
279 pages : illustrations (some colour), map, portraits ; 31 cm. 
ISBN 9783777420288
377742028X
Full contents
  • Nukuoro and the world of Polynesia / Philippe Peltier
  • Kawe, the figure carving from Nukuoro, now in Auckland Museum / Roger Neich
  • German sources on Nukuoro and the ancestor statues : Kubary, Jeschke and the Hamburg South Sea Expedition / Hilke Thode-Arora
  • Objects from the outside world : walking in and out / Marion Melk-Koch
  • A tino aitu figure below the surface / Christina Hellmich
  • New observations on Nukuoro wood sculptures : lost, found, dormant and dubious / Adrienne L. Kaeppler
  • An art history of Nukuoro statuary / Bernard de Grunne
  • Catalogue raisonné of all known Nukuoro figures / Bernard de Grunne
  • A contribution to the knowledge on the peoples of the South Seas : Nukuor (Monteverde Islands) / Johann D.E. Schmeltz and Rudolf Krause
  • History of the Nukuoro Islanders (eastern Caroline Islands), recorded during several sojourns between 1910 and 1913 / Carl Jeschke
 
Notes

Outgrowth of a meeting at the Beyeler Museum in June 2009 to study fifteen sculptures as part of an exhibition entitled Visual Encounters, and including translations of documents from earlier studies. Cf. introd.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-273) and index.

Subjects Fondation Beyeler -- Exhibitions.  |  Wood sculpture, Micronesian -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Nukuoro Islands.  |  Sculpture -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Nukuoro Islands.  |  Art, Micronesian -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Nukuoro Islands.
Other authors/contributors Kaufmann, Christian, editor of compilation  |  Wick, Oliver, editor of compilation  |  Stephenson, Nigel, translator  |  Scott, Nora, translator  |  Fondation Beyeler
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