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Title Before time today : reinventing tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal art / edited by Sally Butler
Published St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2010


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Description 159 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Summary Explains how Aurukun art production absorbed the colonial impact of mission and government cultural intervention throughout the 20th century, shifting through demands for cultural display to outsiders a arts and crafts initiatives, and then providing the powerful visual symbols for the political struggles of Aurukun's Wik people
Notes "Contributors: Sally Butler, Peter Sutton, David F Martin, Georges Petitjean, Stanley Kalkeeyorta, Mavis Ngallameta and Tony Albert"--P. [8]
"This publication has been commissioned by the University of Queensland Art Museum on the occasion of its exhibition: Before Time Today : Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art, 11 September - 28 November 2010"-- P. [8]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-157)
Subject University of Queensland. Art Museum -- Exhibitions.
University of Queensland. University Art Museum -- Exhibitions.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Aurukun Region (Qld.) -- Exhibitions
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Queensland -- Aurukun Region
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Queensland -- Aurukun -- Exhibitions
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Queensland -- Aurukun
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Butler, Sally.
University of Queensland. Art Museum.
ISBN 0702238589 (paperback)
0702238627 (hbk)
9780702238581 (paperback)
9780702238628 (hbk)
Other Titles Aurukun Aboriginal art