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Author Ryan, Judith (Museum curator), author

Title Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art : in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria / Judith Ryan
Published Melbourne, Victoria : National Gallery of Victoria, 2015


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  704.039915 Rya/Aat 2015  AVAILABLE
Description 261 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), 1 colour map, photographs (some colour) ; 27 cm
Contents Foreword -- Indigenous art : moving backwards into the future -- Present tense : past legacy -- Symmetries and asymmetries in ochre -- Cultural assertion informs an acrylic supernova -- Mapping in 3D : indigenous ways of knowing -- Fracturing reality -- Charting cultural dissonance : art that is radical and reactionary
Summary "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art in the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria is a major overview of the work of Indigenous artists of the past 130 years. This beautifully illustrated publication identifies similarities in artistic perception across time and place. Judith Ryan is from National Gallery of Victoria
Analysis Australian
Notes "Published for the exhibition 'Indigenous art: moving backwards into the future', The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square, 4 April-16 August 2015."--Imprint page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-251)
Subject National Gallery of Victoria -- Exhibitions.
National Gallery of Victoria.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Exhibitions.
Art, Australian -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Aboriginal artists
Art, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- Exhibitions
Art, Torres Strait Islander -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Exhibitions.
Art, Torres Strait Islander -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)
Art, Torres Strait Islander -- Exhibitions.
Artists, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions.
Artists, Aboriginal Australian.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Cooper, Carol.
Finch, Maggie.
Gilchrist, Stephen.
Jackson, Julia.
Jones, Jonathan, 1978-
Mosby, Tom.
Strocchi, Marina.
Van Wyk, Susan.
National Gallery of Victoria, issuing body
ISBN 9780724104031