African, Pacific, and Pre-Columbian Art in the Indiana University Art Museum
Indiana University Art Museum, 1986 - Art - 157 pages
The rich holdings of African, Pacific, and Pre-Columbian art in the Indiana University Art Museum constitute one of the finest collections of its kind in the United States. This catalog reproduces and describes in detail more than 160 selected examples of the traditional arts of these diverse cultures. Three of the world's leading specialists have contributed substantial essays on the stylistic, cultural, and historical characteristics of artistic production in each of these ares: Michael D. Coe surveys the arts of Mexico, Central America, and Peru; Douglas Newton introduces the arts of New Guinea, the Melanesian islands, and the Polynesian triangle, and Roy Sieber provides an overview of the range of materials, inventiveness of forms, and variety of uses of traditional African works of art.
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Visual Arts of the Pacific Douglas Newton
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