⫷ Many The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia eBook: Adrienne L. Kaeppler: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. ✫ By Adrienne L Kaeppler ⇿ Beautifully illustrated and important the quintessential introduction to the Pacific arts.Comprising thousands of islands and hundreds of cultural groups, Polynesia and Micronesia cover a large part of the vast Pacific Ocean, from the dramatic mountains of Hawaii to the small, flat coral islands of Kiribati The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia offers a superb introduction to the rich artistic traditions of these two regions, traditions that have had a considerable impact on modern western art through the influence of artists such as Gauguin After an introduction to Polynesian and Micronesian art separately, the book focuses on the artistic types, styles, and concepts shared by the two island groups, thereby placing each in its wider cultural context From the textiles of Tonga to the canoes of Tahiti, Adrienne Kaeppler sheds light on religious and sacred rituals and objects, carving, architecture, tattooing, personal ornaments, basket making, clothing, textiles, fashion, the oral arts, dance, music and musical instruments even canoe construction to provide the ultimate introduction to these rich and vibrant cultures Each chapter begins with a quote from an indigenous person from one of the island areas covered in the book and features both historic and contemporary works of art A timeline for migration into the Pacific includes the latest information from archaeology, as well as the influx of explorers and missionaries and important exhibitions and other artistic events With than one hundred illustrations most in full color this volume offers a stimulating and insightful account of two dynamic artistic cultures. Seattle Pacific University Seattle University is a premier Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change world C++ Programmieren: für Einsteiger: Der leichte Weg zum C++-Experten C++ Programmieren: für Einsteiger: Der leichte Weg zum C++-Experten site by group The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia eBook: Adrienne L. Kaeppler: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia eBook: Adrienne L. Kaeppler: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Format Kindle
- 216 pages
- Adrienne L Kaeppler
- 09 June 2017 Adrienne L Kaeppler