Adam, Leonhard, 1891-1960. The abstract art of the Aranda

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Title: The abstract art of the Aranda

Published in: Anthropos -- Vol. 55

Published By: Anthropos -- Vol. 55 Posieux (Freiburg): Anthropos-Institut, 1960. 345-354 p., 3 plates: ill.

By line: Leonhard Adam

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Aranda (OI08)

Subjects: Decorative art (531); Representative art (532);

Abstract: The article describes a painted rock wall at QUIURNPA and rock engravings near Temple Bar Creek, central Australia. Adam discusses the aesthetic issues of the paintings, rather than their social context. Some introductory general observations on Aranda art as a whole are given in the first section.

Document Number: 40

Document ID: oi08-040

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: 1955

Evaluation: Art Historian-5

Analyst: Joan Steffens ; 1963

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Australia

LCSH: Aranda (Australian people)


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