Ngaanyatjarra : Art of the Lands

Ngaanyatjarra : Art of the Lands
Author: John Carty Tim Acker
Rating: 4.60
Bestsellers Rate: 1597318
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 304
Hours of reading: 5.1 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: None

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Ngaanyatjarra: Art of the Lands is a glorious illustrated book documenting the six art centres (Warakurna, Papulankutja, Tjarlirli, Kayili, Maruku, and Tjanpi) that make up the Western Desert Mob group. This book combines the aesthetics of an art catalogue with the rigour of an academic art history, and contains both essays and stories of Aboriginal people's perspectives on their own artistic heritage. The Ngaanyatjarra Lands has a unique place in the art history and art story of remote Australia and yet art histories of the Western Desert are dominated by the story of the genesis of desert painting at Papunya and its progression through Papunya Tula Artists. However, within the last decade there has been a major realignment of artistic practice, with greater diversity and stunning developments in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands. This book presents new histories of creative and artistic practice and expands audience understandings of the complexity, richness, and interconnectedness of people and art in the Western Desert.





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Authors: John Carty Tim Acker
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781742583914
ISBN10: 1742583911
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Edition: None
Edition Statement: New
Illustrations: full colour illustrations throughout
Literature Country: None
Literature Period: None
Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
Font: None
Pages: 304
Book Weight: 1356.24
Book Dimensions: 234x284x22.86
Circulation: None
Publication date: June 28, 2014
First Publication Date: None
Publication City/Country: Crawley, Australia

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