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Oenpelli Bark Paintings

Robert Edwards, Editor
Format
Book
Published
Sydney ; New York : U. Smith, 1979.
Language
English
ISBN
0725404264, 9780725404260, 0725405260, 9780725405267
Contents
  • An historical perspective
  • European exploration and settlement
  • Oenpelli today
  • Land rights
  • The heritage of the past
  • The rock art of the Oenpelli region
  • Art styles
  • Polychrome x-ray art
  • Monochrome art
  • Significance of rock art
  • Antiquity of rock art
  • Preservation of rock art
  • Painting on bark
  • A continuing tradition
  • Regional styles of bark painting
  • Techniques and materials
  • Significance of bark painting
  • The role of art in Aboriginal society
  • Art as an expression of belief
  • Art as part of 'magic' or 'sorcery'
  • The future of Oenpelli art
  • The artists
  • Principal artists
  • Occasional artists
  • Visiting artists
  • Deceased artists
  • The paintings
  • Ceremonial paintings
  • Non-religious paintings
  • Style
  • Ngalyod - The Rainbow Serpent
  • Sacred sites and dreamtime beings associated with them
  • Namarrkon - The Lightning Spirit
  • Mimi spirits
  • Art as an expression of the relationship between man and his natural environment
  • The animals and birds of the Oenpelli area
  • Marine and fish life
  • Plants and vegetation
  • Death and life beyond death
Keywords
Aboriginal Arts Board
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