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Aboriginal Australian Art: A Visual Perspective, Berndt, Ronald M., and Catherine H. Berndt, with John E. Stanton

Author    Berndt, Ronald M., and Catherine H. Berndt, with John E. Stanton

Title   Aboriginal Australian Art: A Visual Perspective

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First

Size   Quarto

Publisher   Sydney Methuen Australia 1982

ISBN    0454002769 / 9780454002768

Seller ID   005764

176 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of cloth boards bumped. Very faint dust foxing and one small dot (could be a remainder mark, but it is very small) to upper edge of text block. Faint foxing to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Bright, clean colour illustrations throughout. Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index. "A thoughtful and authoritative consideration of the place of Aboriginal art within its own traditional settings and its contribution, not only to the Aboriginal heritage, but also to the cultural heritage of the wider Australian society. This book does not merely illustrate the diversity of paintings, drawings and carvings but encourages the reader towards a greater appreciation and understanding of what the Aborigines have achieved. -- Each plate is fully annotated and described. It is therefore a book that is relevant to anyone interested in art. It should appeal to all who are interested in living and changing art forms."

Price = 25.00 AUD

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