The Art of Greenland: Sculpture, Crafts, Painting

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1983 - Art - 224 pages
Describes the art of Greenland from the earliest times to the present.
 

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Contents

The hunter follows the game
9
Cult and magic
16
Common cultural traits
31
Sculpture
39
The mask portrait or cult accessory?
54
Tupilak figures and figures
67
Everyday realism and everyday poetry
76
Style characteristics and local traits
82
Dolls and toys
115
Dress function and materials
122
Painting
153
Art in the service of enlightenment
164
Narrative pictorial art
173
The period of revival
191
The naive portrayers of everyday life
197
Pictorial artists of the present day
205

Crafts
89
The umiak
100
Household utensils
109

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