Form in Indigenous Art schematisation in the art of Aboriginal Australia and prehistoric Europe

Ucko, Peter J. (ed)


Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Place Published: Canberra
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1977
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 4to

Illustrated study of ancient art from Aboriginal Australian art to prehistoric European, with focus on the relationship of form to meaning; essays by various authors, edited and with an introduction by Peter Ucko; schematisation and meaning, naturalism and cultural relativity in art, naturalism to abstraction in European rock art, Lega Art, NW Coast American Indian art, Magdalenian Culture of Europe, Arnhem Land, Gidjingali burial rite, Aboriginal bark paintings, Yolngu sand sculptures, and more; profusely illustrated throughout in b&w; mild foxing, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper rubbed, some lifting and edgewear of original celoglaze, o.w. Good.

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