Covers indigeneous Australian art, archeological traditions, styles of the contact period, nineteenth-century art trends, and the development of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practices.Present Aboriginal practice does allow some investigation of the relationship between the context of rock art and the nature of the ... largely of animal and bird track alignments, including long meandering lines of macropod tracks and many hand stencils. ... sacred, seems to have been largely replaced by contemporary painting in acrylics a the widely practised a#39;dota#39; paintings [see 9.5; acrylic paintings].
|Title||:||The Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture|
|Author||:||Margo Neale, Sylvia Kleinert, Robyne Bancroft|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2000|