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Author Kupka, Karel.

Title Dawn of art : painting and sculpture of Australian aborigines / Karel Kupka ; with a foreword by A. P. Elkin and a pref. by Andre Breton ; [translated by John Ross].

Imprint New York : Viking Press, c1965.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  709.011 K965d 1965    ---  Lib Use Only
Description x, 180 p. : ill. (part col.), map ; 24 cm.
Series A Studio book
Note Translation of Un art a l'etat brut.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-180).
Contents In search of the origins of art -- Encounter with another age -- Some secrets : true and false -- Bark paintings -- Figurative paintings -- Symbolic painting : A. Figurative symbolism ; B. "Abstract" symbolism ; C. "Painted literature" -- Ornamental painting -- Sculpture without chisels -- The presence of the past.
Subject Art, Aboriginal Australian.
Art, Primitive.

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