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Painting culture : the making of an aboriginal high art, Fred R. Myers

Label
Painting culture : the making of an aboriginal high art
Title
Painting culture
Title remainder
the making of an aboriginal high art
Statement of responsibility
Fred R. Myers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text 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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Myers, Fred R.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Objects/histories
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  • Art, Pintupi
  • Pintupi (Australian people)
  • Painting, Aboriginal Australian
  • Acrylic painting
  • Art as an investment
  • Cultural property
Label
Painting culture : the making of an aboriginal high art, Fred R. Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: From ethnoaesthetics to art history -- Truth or beauty: the revelatory regime of a Pintupi painting -- Practices of painting: a local history and a vexed intersection -- The aesthetic function and the practice of Pintupi painting: a local art history -- Making a market: cultural policy and modernity in the outback -- Burned out, outback: art advisers working between two worlds -- The "industry": exhibition success and economic rationalization -- After the fall: in the arts industry -- Materializing culture and the new internationalism -- Performing aboriginality at the Asia Society Gallery -- Postprimitivism: lines of tension in the making of aboriginal high art -- Unsettled business -- Recontextualizations: the traffic in culture -- Appendix: A short history of Papunya Tula exhibition, 1971-1985
Control code
50090270
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 410 pages
Isbn
9780822329329
Lccn
2002009560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Painting culture : the making of an aboriginal high art, Fred R. Myers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: From ethnoaesthetics to art history -- Truth or beauty: the revelatory regime of a Pintupi painting -- Practices of painting: a local history and a vexed intersection -- The aesthetic function and the practice of Pintupi painting: a local art history -- Making a market: cultural policy and modernity in the outback -- Burned out, outback: art advisers working between two worlds -- The "industry": exhibition success and economic rationalization -- After the fall: in the arts industry -- Materializing culture and the new internationalism -- Performing aboriginality at the Asia Society Gallery -- Postprimitivism: lines of tension in the making of aboriginal high art -- Unsettled business -- Recontextualizations: the traffic in culture -- Appendix: A short history of Papunya Tula exhibition, 1971-1985
Control code
50090270
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 410 pages
Isbn
9780822329329
Lccn
2002009560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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