The Admiralty Islands: Art from the South Seas

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"The traditional art forms of the Admiralty Islands occupy an important place in the art of the South Sea Islands. The originality of their oeuvre is manifested in monumental sculptures and magnificent wooden bowls and dishes as well as in small implements of virtuoso design. The works are decorated in a rich palette of red, black, brown and white tones that give severe, strongly contrasting visual effects."[Featured here are] the artistically fashioned products of the archipelego's material culture. A centrally positions ...

The Admiralty Islands: Art from the South Seas 2008, Paul Holberton Publishing, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9783907077023

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