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They Are Meditating: Bark Paintings From the MCA's Arnott's Collection

Linda Michael, Editor; Djon Mundine, Guest Curator
Format
Book
Published
[Sydney] : [Museum of Contemporary Art], [2008]
Language
English
ISBN
9781921034237, 1921034238
Contents
  • Totems and clan design / Raymattja Marika
  • Most important is the line: Wandjuk Marika speaks of painting / Wandjuk Marika and Jennifer Isaacs
  • An Aboriginal soliloquy / Djon Mundine
  • A limping world: Works in the Arnott's collection--some conceptual underpinnings / John von Sturmer
  • The aesthetic and magical Groote Eylandt bark painting / Lindy Allen
  • The spirit within: North-eastern and Central Arnhem Land / Djon Mundine
  • From rock to bark: art from Western Arnhem Land / Luke Taylor
  • A history of art in the Wadeye region: Christopher Pugar and the hidden years / Kim Barber
  • Maps
  • Index of works
  • Acknowledgements
Keywords
Jerome Gould
Arnott's Biscuits Ltd.
Keith Munro
Clare Lewis
Judith Blackall
Ewen McDonald
Tamera King
Helena McCarthy
John Stringer
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    a| Exhibition held at the MCA, Sydney, Feb. 14-Aug. 3, 2008.
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    a| Collection assembled by California businessman and graphic designer Jerome Gould, and gifted to the Museum by Arnott's Biscuits Ltd. in 1993.
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    a| Foreword -- Preface -- On bark painting: Totems and clans by Raymattja Marika ; Most important is the line Wandjuk Marika speaks of painting by Wandjuk Marika and Jennifer Isaacs ; A limping world works in the ARNOTT'S Collection -- some comceptual underpinnings by John von Strummer -- From East to West bark painting across the Top End -- The aesthetic and magical Groote Eyelandt bark painting by Lindy Allen -- The spirit within North-eastern and Central Arnhem Land by Djon Mundine -- From rock to bark art from Western Arnhen Land by Luke Taylor -- A history of art in the Wadeye region Christopher Pugar and the hidden years by Kim Barber -- Maps -- Index of works -- Acknowledgements
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