sculpture of Polynesia.

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Sculpture -- Polynesia -- Exhibi



StatementCatalogue by Allen Wardwell.
ContributionsArt Institute of Chicago., Museum of Primitive Art (New York, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsNB1110 .W3
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5551723M
LC Control Number67031226

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Wardwell, Allen, and Art Institute of Chicago, and Museum of Primitive Art (New York, N.Y.) Published by [Chicago. OCLC Number: Notes: Exhibition held Nov. 17 to Dec. 31,at the Art Institute of Chicago and Feb. 14 toat the Museum of Primitive Art, New York. Exhibition held Nov. 17 to Dec.

31,at the Art Institute of Chicago and Feb. 14 toat the Museum of Primitive Art, New York. Bibliography: p. Subjects: Sculpture -- Polynesia. | Sculpture, Primitive -- Exhibitions.

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Other authors/contributors: Art Institute of Chicago | Museum of Primitive Art (New York, N.Y.). Polynesian Art | sell Polynesian Art | Polynesian Figures. Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, located at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle.

A special territory of Chile that was annexed inEaster Island is famous for its extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early Rapa Nui people.

Polynesian Sculpture represented gods, deities or an ancestral hero. They were sometimes made free standing but are also often found as part of an object like the top of a fly whisk.

They vary in size from very small charms made to hide on your person to monumental sizes. Books shelved as polynesian-literature: Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson, Indigenous Peoples and Religious Change (Studies in Ch.

Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tuːr ˈhæ̀ɪəɖɑːl]; 6 October – 18 April ) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany and geography.

Heyerdahl is notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition inin which he sailed 8, km (5, mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 31 cm: Contents: Preface / Christopher B. Hemmeter --Art and artists of Polynesia / John Charles Edler --Art and the divine in Polynesia / Dr. Terence Barrow --Tonga: Headrest, Kali Sauthoko; Headrest, Kali Fafapo; War clubs, Apa' Apai --Samoa: War clubs --Fiji:.

What's special about this book is that it looks at the arts of Polynesia and Micronesia side-by-side rather than seperately, illuminating the artistic types, styles, and concepts that they share. This is agreat book for students of art history studying Pacific arts, and the general reader interested in the art.

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The couple decided to share approximately 1, of their pieces in Adrienne Kaeppler’s new book, "Polynesia: The Mark and Carolyn Blackburn Collection of Polynesian Art." The page book. Moʻai / ˈ m oʊ. aɪ / (), or moai (Spanish: moái, Rapa Nui: moʻai, meaning "statue" in Rapa Nui), are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia between the years and Nearly half are still at Rano Raraku, the main moʻai quarry, but hundreds were transported from there and set on stone platforms called ahu around the island's.

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Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific islands known as Polynesia, which encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean.

In the early s, about 70 percent of the total population of Polynesia resided in Hawaii. B&N Exclusives B&N YA Book Club The Best Books of Binge a New YA Series Boxed Sets Explore Get Ready for School: Books & Supplies Trend Shop Popular Authors Victoria Aveyard Cassandra Clare Sarah Dessen John Green Sarah J.

Maas. A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know.

For more than a millennium, Polynesians have occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, a/5(). This hands-on studio art project helps students use what they've learned about Polynesian art to make a three-dimensional artwork.

Videos (1) Skills Sheets (1) Lesson Plan (1). SEA PEOPLE The Puzzle of Polynesia By Christina Thompson. ENDEAVOUR The Ship That Changed the World By Peter Moore.

It is an old, coral. However much of Polynesia, like the islands of Hawaii, New Zealand, Tahiti, and Easter Island, had only relatively recently been settled by indigenous peoples. The most famous Polynesian art forms are the Moai (statues) of Rapa Nui/Easter Island.

Polynesian art is characteristically ornate, and often meant to contain supernatural power or mana. The New Zealand Maori were prolific sculpture artists and there are whole books on just Maori Artifacts.

Maori Sculpture and Maori Artifacts will be in a separate article. Polynesian statues. This is just some examples, so I hope you can appreciate the vast variety of Polynesian Sculptures.

The Pacific is probably the most prolific figure. Nov 7, - Rare images of Hawaiian Aumakua and other interesting Polynesian carvings. See more ideas about polynesian art, rare images, polynesian pins.

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5 out of 5 stars () reviews. Sale Price $ $ $ Original Price $ (15% off) FREE shipping Favorite Add to Moana Minnie Ears - Moana Ears - Polynesian Ears - Polynesia Ears - Princess Ears - Polynesian. Polynesia (UK: / ˌ p ɒ l ɪ ˈ n iː z i ə /, US: /-ˈ n iː ʒ ə /; from Greek: πολύς polys "many" and Greek: νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1, islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are termed Polynesians, sharing many similar traits including language.

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Oceanic drawing is revealed in tattooing (strictly a Polynesian art), in the designs on tapas made of bark, in figurines engraved on wood and in rock carvings.

At first sight, Oceanic sculpture and drawing exhibit an extreme variety of styles. A closer scrutiny modifies. - Beautiful Polynesian peoples. See more ideas about Polynesian people, Polynesian, Tahiti pins.

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