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Adorning the World

Art of the Marquesas Islands

Adorning the World( )
Author: Kjellgren, Eric
Ivory, Carol S.
ISBN:978-0-300-10712-8
Publication Date:Jun 2005
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Renowned as the final refuge of Paul Gauguin, the Marquesas Islands northeast of Tahiti are home to the Enata, a Polynesian people who developed one of the most extraordinary traditions of sculpture and decorative art in the Pacific. This book features works, including many previously unpublished, from the Metropolitan and other museums and private collections, and it explores the fascinating ways in which Marquesan art embodied and enhanced secular and religious life.

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Book Details
Pages:140
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Australia & Oceania
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 11 x 1.101 Inches
Book Weight:1.45 Pounds



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