Anthropology, art and aesthetics / edited by Jeremy Coote and Anthony Shelton.
Contributor(s): Shelton, Anthony AlanLanguage: English Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992.Description: xiv, 281p. : ill., maps, 15 col. plates ; 24cm.ISBN: 0198277334DDC classification: 701'.03 - dc20
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
I, The anthropology of art. Art and anthropology / Raymond Firth; The technology of enchantment and the enchantment of technology / Alfred Gell; II, Objects and interpretations. Art, architecture and collective representations in a New Guinea society / Ross Bowden; Making skins: Malanagan and the idiom of kinship in northern New Ireland / Susanne Küchler; Representing the spirits: the masks of the Alaskan Inuit / Jarich Oosten; III, Traditions and innovations. Traditional and contemporary art of Aboriginal Australia / Robert Layton; Textile design in Southern Lembata / Ruth Barnes; IV, The anthropology of aesthetics. From dull to brilliant: the aesthetics of spiritual power among the Yolngu / Howard Morphy; Predicates of aesthetic judgement: ontology and value in Huichol material representations / A. Shelton; "Marvels of everyday vision": the anthropology of aesthetics and the cattle-keeping Nilotes / J. Coote.