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The Oxford companion to Aboriginal art and culture /

by Neale, Margo; Kleinert, Sylvie.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: xxvi, 758 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0195506499; 9780195506495.Other title: Aboriginal art and culture.Subject(s): Aboriginal Australian artists -- Dictionaries | Aborigines, Australian -- Art | Aborigines, Australian -- Arts | Aboriginal Australians | Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Encyclopedias | Aboriginal Australians -- Encyclopedias | Arts, Aboriginal Australian -- Encyclopedias | Ethnic arts -- Australia -- Torres Strait Islands -- Encyclopedias | Ethnic arts -- Australia -- Torres Strait Islands | Torres Strait Islanders | Torres Strait Islanders -- Encyclopedias | Art, Aboriginal Australian | Arts, Aboriginal Australian | Aboriginal Australians -- Art | Aboriginal Australians -- Arts | Art | Aboriginal australians | CultureOnline resources: Publisher description
Partial contents:
Part 1. Foundations of being: 1. Religion -- 2. Ritual and sacred sites -- 3. Kinship and gender -- Colonial and psot-colonial scenes: 4. Colonial continuities and discontinuities -- 5. Rock art revisited -- 6. Arnhem Land -- 7. Between islands -- 8. Queensland -- 9. Central Australia -- 10. The Kimberley -- 11. The southern states -- Renegotiating tradition: 12. Urban Aboriginal art -- 13. Film and communications -- 14. Literature -- 15. Music -- 16. Performance -- 17. Fibre-work and textiles -- 18. Cultural meeting places -- 19. Living spaces -- The public face of aboriginality: 20. Aboriginalities -- 21. Reception and recognition of Aboriginal art -- 22. Cross-cultural exchange -- 23. The way ahead -- Part 2. Alphabetical entries -- Appendix. Regional maps.
Summary: The most comprehensive and important work of its kind. The book covers everything from documented archaeological traditions and art styles, through to the development of the remarkably diverse contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practices that have attracted so much attention in recent years. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 2.2
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. Foundations of being: 1. Religion -- 2. Ritual and sacred sites -- 3. Kinship and gender -- Colonial and psot-colonial scenes: 4. Colonial continuities and discontinuities -- 5. Rock art revisited -- 6. Arnhem Land -- 7. Between islands -- 8. Queensland -- 9. Central Australia -- 10. The Kimberley -- 11. The southern states -- Renegotiating tradition: 12. Urban Aboriginal art -- 13. Film and communications -- 14. Literature -- 15. Music -- 16. Performance -- 17. Fibre-work and textiles -- 18. Cultural meeting places -- 19. Living spaces -- The public face of aboriginality: 20. Aboriginalities -- 21. Reception and recognition of Aboriginal art -- 22. Cross-cultural exchange -- 23. The way ahead -- Part 2. Alphabetical entries -- Appendix. Regional maps.

The most comprehensive and important work of its kind. The book covers everything from documented archaeological traditions and art styles, through to the development of the remarkably diverse contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practices that have attracted so much attention in recent years.

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