The Resource Tiwi : art, history, culture, Jennifer Isaacs

Tiwi : art, history, culture, Jennifer Isaacs

Label
Tiwi : art, history, culture
Title
Tiwi
Title remainder
art, history, culture
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Isaacs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The dangerous waters separating mainland Australia from Tiwi islands have seen blossoming of an art & culture unique to Tiwi people. Often abstract and geometric, with strong patterns, use of colour, it is basis for shapes of traditional carvings, such as that used in burial ceremonies, more recently, on fabric, paper, pottery, canvas and jewellery
Member of
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
994.295
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Second numbered series of the Miegunyah volumes
Series volume
no. 151
Label
Tiwi : art, history, culture, Jennifer Isaacs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-315) and index
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  • zbnus
  • glg
Contents
Part I. Tiwi culture -- Part II. Tiwi history -- Part III. Artefacts and art -- Part IV. Bathurst Island art centres -- Part V. Melville Island art centres
Control code
000049617419
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
viii, 327 p.
Isbn
9780522858556
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports.
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.b26664677
System control number
  • (OCoLC)801411575
  • kt26664677

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