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The Cambridge companion to Australian art

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From rock art to Australian modernism, from bark paintings to the Heidelberg School, this book provides a wide-ranging overview of the movements, themes and media found in Australian art. This companion features essays that explore the influence of different cultures on Australian art, by leading scholars and professionals working in the field.
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The Cambridge companion to Australian art / edited by Jaynie Anderson.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xx, 377 p., [120] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: 1.Cross-Cultural Encounters: Introduction / Jaynie Anderson -- 2.Special Places and Images on Rock: 50 000 Years of Indigenous Engagement with Australian Landscape / Paul Tacon -- 3.The Art of Contact: Encountering an Aboriginal Aesthetic from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries / Philip Jones -- 4.Expressions of Social Identity by Settlers and Indigenes in the First 80 Years of British Colonisation / Mary Eagle -- 5.Imperial Perspectives on Art in Nineteenth-Century Australia / Alison Inglis -- 6.National Life and Landscape: The Heidelberg School as Mythmaker 1880-1905 / Ann Galbally -- 7.Australian Artists within a Wider World 1900-1930 / Anne Gray -- 8.Print - Matters / Roger Butler -- 9.Foreign Natives: Australian Modernism 1915-1955 / Anthony White -- 10.Art of Central Australia: Refigured Ground / Alison French -- 11.Transformations of Bark Painting since the Nineteenth Century / Luke Taylor --Contents note continued: 12.Coming to Terms with Aboriginal Art in the 1960s / Howard Morphy -- 13.The Story of the Sixties... A Pile-Up on the Freeway of Advanced Art / Ann Stephen -- 14.The Gift that Time Gave: Myth and History in the Western Desert Painting Movement / Ian Mclean -- 15.Photography and Australia / Isobel Crombie -- 16.Picturing Self-Determination: The Use of Photography by Indigenous Australian Artists / Jonathan Jones -- 17.`Asian Art' and Australia / John Clark -- 18.Post-Provincial, Still Peripheral: Australian Art on the Global Stage 1980-2009 / Anthony Gardner -- 19.Transnational Virtuality: New Media Art, Contemporary Concerns / Terry Smith -- 20.The Cross-Cultural Art Museum in Australia / Gerard Vaughan -- 21.Buying and Selling Australian Art: A Brief Historical Survey / Jane Clark.
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