Art in the Time of Colony

Art in the Time of Colony

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It is often assumed that the verbal and visual languages of indigenous people had little influence upon the classification of scientific, legal, and artistic objects in the metropolises and museums of nineteenth-century colonial powers. However, as this book demonstrates, it is a fallacy that colonized locals merely collected material for interested colonizers. Through an analysis of particular language notations and drawings hidden in colonial documents and a reexamination of cross-cultural communication, the book writes biographies for five objects that exemplify the tensions of nineteenth century history.that time pitted a 5, 000-man army against roughly 1, 000 remaining Aboriginal Tasmanians. ... of pouncing, the renaissance technique in which holes are pricked in a sort of paper stencil, indicating that it might have been made without a master copy. ... original proclamationsa#39; authenticity; the poster made for the 1866 Melbourne International Exhibition (Figure 2.13) even has the holes painted in as dots.

Title:Art in the Time of Colony
Author:Dr Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-04-28


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