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Art of indigenous peoples books

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Cultural Contact and the Making of European Art since the Age of Exploration by Mary D. Sheriff Cultural Contact and the Making of European Art since the Age of Exploration

Art historians have long been accustomed to thinking about art and artists in terms of national traditions. This volume takes a different approach, suggesting instead that a history of art based on national divisions often obscures the processes of cultural...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

Termites of the Gods San cosmology in Southern African rock art by Siyakha Mguni Termites of the Gods San cosmology in Southern African rock art

Siyakha Mguni narrates his personal journey, over many years, to discover the significance of a hitherto enigmatic theme in San rock paintings known as formlings . This book offers an innovative methodological approach for understanding subject matter in San rock...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2018

Once Upon a Time in Papunya by Vivien Johnson Once Upon a Time in Papunya

Astronomical auction prices in the late 1990s first drew many people's attention to the phenomenon of the early Papunya boards. Vivien Johnson looks at the controversies that surrounded the paintings at the time of their creation - and what they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2018

People Of The Eland Rock Paintings of the Drakensberg Bushmen as a Reflection of Their Life and Thought by Patricia Vinnicombe People Of The Eland Rock Paintings of the Drakensberg Bushmen as a Reflection of Their Life and Thought

First published in 1976, People of the Eland was the first major step away from the outsider's view upon San rock art that had dominated studies of rock art for nearly a century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Hemba by Luigi Spina, Contantine Petridis Hemba
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In this publication, through the perceptive lens of art photographer Luigi Spina, we discover nine of the most accomplished Hemba creations and learn why these proportionally balanced and symmetrically conceived ancestral figures have earned the admiration of African art lovers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2018

The Eland's people New perspectives in the rock art of the Maloti-Drakensberg bushmen by The Eland's people New perspectives in the rock art of the Maloti-Drakensberg bushmen

Only 1000 copies of People of the Eland were printed in 1976. It was neither reissued nor reprinted. It has become one of the rarest and most expensive of all books on the African past.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba Ife History, Power, and Identity, c. 1300 by Suzanne Preston (Harvard University, Massachusetts) Blier Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba Ife History, Power, and Identity, c. 1300
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This book examines the intersection of art, risk and creativity in early African arts from the Yoruba center of Ife.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Writing on the Wall The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert by Lindsey Sharman The Writing on the Wall The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert

The Writing on the Wall tells the story of artist, curator, writer and activist Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA. Although never claiming to be political and rejecting a feminist label, Cardinal-Schuberts work recognizes that the personal lived life of an Indigenous...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Coming Soon

The Carver and the Artist Maori Art in the Twentieth Century by Damian Skinner The Carver and the Artist Maori Art in the Twentieth Century

Charts the growth and development of the Maori modernist art that emerged from the rapid urbanisation of Maori in the midtwentieth century and the complex transition of Maori cultural and social structures from a rural to an urban setting.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

Contemporary Expressions Art of the Jogi Family by Tulika Kedia Contemporary Expressions Art of the Jogi Family

Teju Behan and her husband Ganesh Jogi were first brought into the domain of contemporary Indian art practice by the champion of folk and rural art, the artist anthropologist, Haku Shah, in the 1980s. Over the last four decades Ganesh...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2018

Hopi Kachina Dolls With a Key to Their Identification by Harold Sellers Colton Hopi Kachina Dolls With a Key to Their Identification

A Hopi Indian will tell you that a kachina is a supernatural being who is impersonated by a man wearing a mask. Small wooden dolls carved in the likenesses of the various kachinas are used to help to teach Hopi...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2018

The Gifted Passage Young Men in Classic Maya Art and Text by Stephen Houston The Gifted Passage Young Men in Classic Maya Art and Text

In this thought-provoking book, preeminent scholar Stephen Houston turns his attention to the crucial role of young males in Classic Maya society, drawing on evidence from art, writing, and material culture. The Gifted Passage establishes that adolescent men in Maya...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2018

Northwest Carving Traditions by Karen Norris, Ralph Norris Northwest Carving Traditions
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A guide to the traditional carving artifacts of the north west coast of the USA which includes a price guide.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Sensing Decolonial Aesthetics and Latin American Arts by Juan G. Ramos Sensing Decolonial Aesthetics and Latin American Arts

This book proposes a critical reevaluation of antipoetry, nueva canciaon, and third cinema in relation to decolonial theory and contemporary aesthetic inquiries. A prime objective of the book as a whole is to bring these separate art forms into dialogue...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Other books in this genre

The Native American Art Book Art Inspired by Native American Myths and Legends by C L Hause The Native American Art Book Art Inspired by Native American Myths and Legends


Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Art for an Undivided Earth The American Indian Movement Generation by Jessica L. Horton Art for an Undivided Earth The American Indian Movement Generation

Jessica L. Horton explores how the artists of the American Indian Movement (AIM) generation remapped the spatial, temporal, and material coordinates of modernity by placing colonialism's displacement of indigenous people, objects, and worldviews at the center of their work.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2017

Art for an Undivided Earth The American Indian Movement Generation by Jessica L. Horton Art for an Undivided Earth The American Indian Movement Generation

Jessica L. Horton explores how the artists of the American Indian Movement (AIM) generation remapped the spatial, temporal, and material coordinates of modernity by placing colonialism's displacement of indigenous people, objects, and worldviews at the center of their work.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

Salish Blankets Robes of Protection and Transformation, Symbols of Wealth by Leslie H. Tepper, Janice George, Willard Joseph Salish Blankets Robes of Protection and Transformation, Symbols of Wealth
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Presents a new perspective on Salish weaving through technical and anthropological lenses. Drawing on first-person accounts of Salish community members, object analysis, and earlier ethnographic sources, the authors offer a wide-ranging material culture study of Coast Salish lifeways.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya by Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya

This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an authoritative text, which is better understood as one among many crucial sources for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Le Temple Bouddhiste Du Pavillon D'argent 2018 Dans Le Cadre Du Printemps Des Arts De Monte-Carlo 2014 Et Pour Son Trentieme Anniversaire Le Japon Millenaire Fut Invite a Monaco. by Alain Hanel - photographe de spectacle Le Temple Bouddhiste Du Pavillon D'argent 2018 Dans Le Cadre Du Printemps Des Arts De Monte-Carlo 2014 Et Pour Son Trentieme Anniversaire Le Japon Millenaire Fut Invite a Monaco.

Le Japon, pays du Soleil Levant a offert durant un week-end complet toute sa diversite, tant au niveau philosophique avec une remarquable conference sur le Zen, que pour ses ceremonies comme celle de l'encens et du the. La musique avait...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Indigenous Archives The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art by Darren Jorgensen Indigenous Archives The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2017

Colouring It Forward - Discover Northern Dene Nation Art & Wisdom An Aboriginal Art Colouring Book by Diana Frost Colouring It Forward - Discover Northern Dene Nation Art & Wisdom An Aboriginal Art Colouring Book


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2017

Colouring It Forward - Decouvrez L'Art Et La Sagesse Des Pieds-Noirs Un Livre D'Oeuvres Autochtones a Colorier by Diana Frost Colouring It Forward - Decouvrez L'Art Et La Sagesse Des Pieds-Noirs Un Livre D'Oeuvres Autochtones a Colorier


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2017

Dream Catchers Legend, Lore and Artifacts by Cath Oberholtzer Dream Catchers Legend, Lore and Artifacts

History and tradition of Native American dream catchers - hand-crafted willow hoops decorated with sacred or personal items such as feathers and beads - hung on the children's cradles to catch 'bad dreams'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017

Dine A Tribute to the Navajo People by Zita Steele, Zita Steele Dine A Tribute to the Navajo People
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Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2017

Small-Great Objects Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas by Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye, Michael D. Coe Small-Great Objects Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas
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Small-Great Objects presents a remarkable look into the art-collecting practices of two of modern art's most widely influential figures, Anni (1899-1994) and Josef (1888-1976) Albers. Their impressive collection of over 1,400 objects from Latin America, namely Mexico and Peru, represents...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/02/2017

Kitawa The Thinking Hand and the Making Mind by Giancarlo M. G. Scoditti Kitawa The Thinking Hand and the Making Mind

A book of drawings compiled by an anthropologist studying ceremonial canoes of Kitawa, including drawings by Kitawan master carvers, his own sketches from museums and the field, also those of an architect and an artist in Italy who responded to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2017

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