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Title Pacific art : persistence, change and meaning / edited by Anita Herle ... [and others]
Published Adelaide, S. Aust. : Crawford House Publishing, [2002]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  700.99 Her/Pap  AVAILABLE
Description x, 455 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents Pt.1 : Interrogating the past through the photographic image -- (Using photographs to visualise the art of the Kilenge / Philip J.C. Dark -- E.T. Gilliard's ethnographic photographs on the middle Sepik River: Kanganaman village, 1953-54 / George A. Corbin -- Authorship and image: Hand-coloured glass lantern-slides from the Crane Pacific Expedition / Virginia-Lee Webb) -- Part 2 : Defining and contesting identities through art -- (The persistence of facial scarification as body art in the eastern Solomon Islands / William H. Davenport -- Art and identity in the Mariana Islands: The reconstruction of 'ancient' Chamorro dance / Judy Flores -- A new hale for the nation: The Center for Hawaiian Studies, Manoa Campus, University of Hawai'i / Joshua A. Bell -- From utilitarian to sacred: The transformation of a traditional Hawaiian object / Angela J. Neller -- Cook Islands tivaevae: Migration and the display of culture in Aotearoa/New Zealand / Phyllis S. Herda -- Museums and indigenous identity: Asmat carving in a global context / Nick Stanley) -- Part 3 : Exploring museums, collectors and meanings -- (What's in a name? The search for meaning / Shirley Campbell -- Exploring Solomon Islands shields: Vehicles of power in the changing museum contexts / Deborah Waite -- 'A stranger in a new land': Kenneth Thomas in the North Sepik region of Papua New Guinea / Barry Craig -- Objects mediating relationships: The Raymond Firth Collection from Tikopia, Solomon Islands, 1928 / Liz Bonshek -- In the spirit of a different time: The legacy of early collecting practices in the Pacific / Carol E. Mayer -- Objects, agency and museums: Continuing dialogues between the Torres Strait and Cambridge / Anita Herle) -- Part 4 : Studying agency and objects -- (The gateways of Maketu: Ngati Pikiao carving style and the persistence of form / Roger Neich -- 'Te Maori' in the longer view / Peter Gathercole -- Reconstructing the Rapa Nui carver's perspective: Observations on the experimental replication of moai on Easter Island / Jo Anne Van Tilberg and Christian Arevalo Pakarati -- The structure of Tongan barkcloth design: Imagery, metaphor and allusion / Adrienne L. Kaeppler -- Memorial images of eastern Fiji: Materials, metaphors and meanings / Steven Hooper -- The craft of the Spider Woman: A history of bark baskets in the Tiwi Islands / Eric Venbrux) -- Part 5 : Negotiating change in contemporary Pacific art -- (The impact of commercial development of art on traditional culture in the Solomon Islands / Victor Totu -- Contemporary Maori art and Berlin's Ethnological Museum / Marcus Schindlbeck -- Painting for corroboree, painting for kartiya: Contemporary Aboriginal art in the East Kimberley, Western Australia / Eric Kjellgren -- Transformations: Appreciation, appropriation and imagery in Indigenous Australian art / J.V.S. Megaw -- Beyond all limits / Philippe Peltier -- Marquesan art at the millennium / Carol S. Ivory -- The island in the urban: Contemporary Pacific art in New Zealand / Karen Stevenson)
Summary Collection of essays documenting the state of research about Pacific art written by authors and specialists in the field interesting to students, artists, collectors, curators etc
Analysis Art of indigenous peoples
Notes Based on some of the papers presented at the Special Session of the Pacific Arts Association to honour Dr Philip Clark, held at Chicago's Field Museum in October, 1999
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 420-455
Subject Art -- Oceania.
Art, Pacific Island.
Art, Primitive.
Art, Maori.
Art, Polynesian.
Art, Melanesian.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Herle, Anita, 1956-
Field Museum of Natural History.
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