Item Details

Painting the Land Story

Luke Taylor, Editor
Format
Book
Published
Canberra : National Museum of Australia, 1999.
Language
English
ISBN
0642565449, 9780642565440
Contents
  • Map
  • Painting the Land Story National Museum of Australia
  • The art of the Kurirr-Kurrir ceremony
  • Rainbows in the water
  • Manggallili art and the Promised Land
  • Anapalaku walka--Ernabella Design: a woman's art movement
  • Boomalli: from little things big things grow
  • Tradition in contemporary form
Technical Details

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    a| Canberra : b| National Museum of Australia, c| 1999.
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    a| viii, 142 pages : b| illustrations (some color), color map ; c| 28 cm
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    a| Published to accompany a travelling exhibition that toured to every Australian state and territory.
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    a| "All plates in this publication, except where otherwise acknowledged, are from the collections of the National Museum of Australia"--Page v.
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    a| Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-139) and index.
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    a| Introduction: Painting the land story, National Museum of Australia / Luke Taylor -- The art of the Kurirr-Kurirr ceremony: the Kimberley, Western Australia / Kim Akerman -- Rainbows in the water: Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory / Luke Taylor -- Manggalili art and the promised land: Eastern Arnhem Land, Northern Territory / Howard Murphy -- Anapalaku walka, Ernabella Design: a women's art movement, South Australia / Ute Eickelkamp -- Boomalli: from little things big things grow: Bomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative, Sydney / Brenda L. Croft -- Tradition in contemporary form: the Torres Strait Islands / Mary Bani.
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    a| For many indigenous Australians the act of painting is a kind of personal religious communion between artist and the ancestral creation beings that made the country. This sense of ancestral precedent is most strongly felt in this collection of illustrated essays which focus on western and eastern Arnhem Land.
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