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OP ASMAT ART: WOODCARVINGS OF SOUTHWEST NEW GUINEA. Ed. by Dirk A.M. Smidt. Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, 1990. Published 1993. Published in association with George Braziller, Inc., New York. 160 pp. with 181 ills. (124 col.). 32 x 24 cm. LC 92-36172 ISBN 0807612995 In English.
Featuring works drawn primarily from the Rijksmuseum's collection that were presented in a 1990-91 exhibition in Leiden and Breda, this publication provides an extensive study of the carved shields and figure sculptures that represent primary forms of artistic expression within the Melanesian culture of the Asmat. PAPERBOUND REPRINT PUBLISHED 1999; SEE WORLDWIDE 101558.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Oceania — Indonesia — Sculpture
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023948
Hardcover Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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