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Painting culture [electronic resource] : the making of an aboriginal high art / Fred R. Myers.

Author/Creator:
Myers, Fred R., 1948-
Other Title:
Bead types from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Norton.
Publication:
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2002.
Series:
Objects/histories.
Objects/histories
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (431 p.)
Subjects:
Art, Pintupi -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Pintupi (Australian people) -- Material culture -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.) -- Marketing.
Acrylic painting -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.) -- Marketing.
Art as an investment.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The history of the Australian Aboriginal painting movement from its local origins to its career in the international art market.
Contents:
Introduction: From Ethnoaesthetics to Art History
1 Truth or Beauty: The Revelatory Regime of Pintupi Painting
2 Practices of Painting: A Local History and a Vexed Intersection
3 The Aesthetic Function and the Practice of Pintupi Painting: A Local Art History
4 Making a Market: Cultural Policy and Modernity in the Outback
5 Burned Out, Outback: Art Advisers Working between Two Worlds
6 The "Industry": Exhibition Success and Economic Rationalization
7 After the Fall: In the Arts Industry
8 Materializing Culture and the New Internationalism
9 Performing Aboriginality at the Asia Society Gallery
10 Postprimitivism: Lines of Tension in the Making of Aboriginal High Art
11 Unsettled Business
12 Recontextualizations: The Traffic in Culture
Appendix: A Short History of Papunya Tula Exhibition, 1971-1985 .
Notes:
1 color microfiche (3.5 x 5 cm.) in microfiche jacket in pocket, with caption: Bead types from the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Norton.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-389) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-92042-1
9786612920424
0-8223-8416-7
OCLC:
850217077
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