Art on a String: Threaded Objects from the Central Desert and Arnhem Land, Australia

By Louise Hamby & Diana Young

$17.00

Art on a string introduces the aesthetic and symbolic power of necklaces and other threaded objects made by Australian Aboriginal artists from the Central desert and Arnhem land.

Catalogue accompanying art exhibition of same name. Necklaces are beaded works originating from the Central Desert and Arnhem Land. Includes 98 works by 60 artists from across the two regions along with historical research and cultural details. Materials used are shells, seeds, gum fruits and grass stems. Chapter discusses craft techniques and use of colours.

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