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Main Title: Australia's living heritage : Arts of the dreaming / Jennifer Isaacs ; photography: Reg Morrison ... [et al.].
Author: Isaacs, Jennifer, 1946-
Morrison, Reg.
Imprint: Sydney, NSW : Lansdowne Press, 1984.
Collation: 272 pages : colour illustrations, maps, portraits, hardcover ; 32 cm.
Summary: Outline of culture; symbolism; regional variations in art and material culture; surveys of body decoration, painting and scarring; ornaments and clothing; fibre crafts; rock engraving and painting; bark painting; acrylic painting at Papunya (including women artists); carved weapons and utensils; sculpture; role of art in outstation movement; dating Aboriginal art.
Subject: First Nations Australians
Art and artists
Arts and crafts
Rock art
Bark Art
Sculptors and sculpture
ISBN: 0701814977 1863025618
Includes index.

Includes bibliography (pages 269-270.)

Preface -- Aboriginal Art, Culture and Landscape -- The Body as Living Art -- Fibre Craft -- Rock Engraving -- Rock Painting -- Bark Painting -- Papunya Painting -- Carved Weapons and Utensils -- Sculpture -- Return to the Land.
[Variant title:Arts of the dreaming : Australia's living heritage.]
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Stacks 709.011 DRE Available