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Nukuoro : sculptures from Micronesia / edited by Christian Kaufmann and Oliver Wick ; [translators, Nigel Stephenson, Nora Scott]

Catalog Data

Kaufmann, Christian  Search this
Wick, Oliver  Search this
Stephenson, Nigel  Search this
Scott, Nora  Search this
Fondation Beyeler  Search this
Fondation Beyeler  Search this
Physical description:
279 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 31 cm
Exhibition catalogs
Micronesia (Federated States)
Nukuoro Islands
Outgrowth of a meeting at the Beyeler Museum in June 2009 to study fifteen sculptures as part of an exhibition entitled Visual Encounters, and including translations of documents from earlier studies. Cf. introd.
Nukuoro and the world of Polynesia / Philippe Peltier -- Kawe, the figure carving from Nukuoro, now in Auckland Museum / Roger Neich -- German sources on Nukuoro and the ancestor statues : Kubary, Jeschke and the Hamburg South Sea Expedition / Hilke Thode-Arora -- Objects from the outside world : walking in and out / Marion Melk-Koch -- A tino aitu figure below the surface / Christina Hellmich -- New observations on Nukuoro wood sculptures : lost, found, dormant and dubious / Adrienne L. Kaeppler -- An art history of Nukuoro statuary / Bernard de Grunne -- Catalogue raisonné of all known Nukuoro figures / Bernard de Grunne -- A contribution to the knowledge on the peoples of the South Seas : Nukuor (Monteverde Islands) / Johann D.E. Schmeltz and Rudolf Krause -- History of the Nukuoro Islanders (eastern Caroline Islands), recorded during several sojourns between 1910 and 1913 / Carl Jeschke -- A final update on tino aitu carvings, their makers in the western Pacific and their collectors from overseas / Christian Kaufmann and Oliver Wick -- Figure of a divinity (tino) / Douglas Newton -- Comments on de Menil Nukuoro figure A 8418 / Roger Neich -- The Sope figure in Berlin revisited / Leonie Gärtner
Wood sculpture, Micronesian  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Art, Micronesian  Search this
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