Art + Soul : a journey into The World of Aboriginal Art

By: Perkins, Hetti

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Book Condition: Nr. Fine

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Lavishly illustrated, this companion book to the prime-time ABC TV series in Australia of the same name captures the remarkable energy and diversity of Aboriginal art. From the Papunya Tula Artists--the renowned art movement that had its humble beginnings in the early 1970s--to Rover Thomas and his heirs' phenomenal achievements in the East Kimberley, this account includes interviews with the artists as they share their heartfelt, intimate, and sometimes political stories. Featuring the work of Brenda L. Croft, Destiny Deacon, and Michael Riley, as well as that of the celebrated Emily Kam Ngwarray, this art book and travelogue presents Australia's powerful artworks past and present.

Title: Art + Soul : a journey into The World of Aboriginal Art

Author Name: Perkins, Hetti

Categories: Art - Australian, Art & Decorative Arts,

Edition: First

Publisher: Carlton, Aust., The MIegunyah Press: 2010

ISBN Number: 0522857639

ISBN Number 13: 9780522857634

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Nr. Fine

Jacket Condition: Nr. Fine

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 030907

Description: "Hetti Perkins, the distinguished Aboriginal art curator, travels to the startlingly beautiful landscapes of remote Arnhem Land, saltwater country, and the desert heartlands of Central Australia, sharing with us the rare privilege of being welcomed into the homes and homelands of many senior artists." Includes more than 150 artworks, and photographs by Warwick Thornton. Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners.

Keywords: Australian art, Torres Strait Artworks,