Hardback
March 21, 2008
9783907077023
English
212
216 color illus.
12.50 Inches (US)
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2.35 Pounds (US)
$60.00 USD
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The Admiralty Islands

Art from the South Seas

"The traditional art forms of the Admiralty Islands occupy an important place in the art of the South Sea Islands. The originality of their oeuvre is manifested in monumental sculptures and magnificent wooden bowls and dishes as well as in small implements of virtuoso design. The works are decorated in a rich palette of red, black, brown and white tones that give severe, strongly contrasting visual effects.
"[Featured here are] the artistically fashioned products of the archipelego's material culture. A centrally positions in occupied by representations of humans and animals and the adornment of ritual objects. Objects that played a role in religion and mythology, and above all, in the daily life of the inhabitants of the islands. " — From the Preface by Lorenz Homberger
Paul Holberton Publishing

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