Painting culture the making of an aboriginal high art objects histories amazonde myers fred r bucher wahlen sie ihre cookie einstellungen wir verwenden cookies und ahnliche tools um ihr einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern um unsere dienste anzubieten um zu verstehen wie die kunden unsere dienste nutzen damit wir verbesserungen vornehmen konnen und um werbung anzuzeigen. The art is enmeshed in aboriginal religion which in turn is enmeshed in the land most of the paintings are of religious landscapes myers is at his best in explaining the differences between aboriginal views of the paintings basically as religious art connected with land and land rights and westerners views basically as beautiful pictures myers does not make the comparison but it is rather like looking at italian renaissance religious scenes you cant fully appreciate whats . Painting culture tells the complex story of how over the past three decades the acrylic dot paintings of central australia were transformed into objects of international high art eagerly sought by upscale galleries and collectors since the early 1970s fred r myers has studied often as a participant observer the pintupi one of several aboriginal groups who paint the famous acrylic works describing their paintings and the complicated cultural issues they raise myers looks at . Painting culture the making of an aboriginal high art myers fred r durham nc duke university press 2002 410 p objects histories research output book . Buy painting culture the making of an aboriginal high art objects histories by myers fred r isbn 9780822329329 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders
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