The Resource "Where is the story?" : paradoxes in Western Desert Art, submitted by Georges Petitjean

"Where is the story?" : paradoxes in Western Desert Art, submitted by Georges Petitjean

Label
"Where is the story?" : paradoxes in Western Desert Art
Title
"Where is the story?"
Title remainder
paradoxes in Western Desert Art
Statement of responsibility
submitted by Georges Petitjean
Title variation
Western Desert Art
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
VLU
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1968-
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Petitjean, Georges
Dissertation note
  • Submitted to the School of Arts and Media, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Thesis (Ph.D.) -- La Trobe University, 2000.
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  • Art
  • Art
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Arts, Australian
Label
"Where is the story?" : paradoxes in Western Desert Art, submitted by Georges Petitjean
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 321-354
Contents
Ch. 1: Painters from the desert, paintings in the desert -- Ch. 2: Introducing Western Desert art : 1. Art in the Western Desert: an outline of Western desert art; Sources: rock paintings and rock engravings; Body painting and the painting of ritual objects, sand drawings, ground drawings; Precursors of Western Desert art: toas, drawings for anthropologists, Albert Namatjira, motifs and subjects in the art of Central Australia; Design - symbols; Dots; Design patterns; Symbolic maps; A new function -- 2. The genesis of an art movement; The origins of Western Desert art: Papunya Tula; Genesis of a movement: the development; seminal years; Some painters and their work; The dispersal of Western Desert art: Yuendumu, Lajamanu, Balgo, Utopia, Haasts Bluff -- Ch. 3: Western Desert art in "the market of dreams" -- 1: Situating the market for Western Desert art; Sourcing Western Desert art: Aboriginal art centres, art coordinators, private agents; Selling Aboriginal arts and crafts, wholesaling, retail market mark-ups, auction houses, "where is my money?", returns for the Aboriginal artists; money for the Western Desert art painter; money and the artist in the media -- 2. The power of the image: representing the Aboriginal artist; The age of painters and paintings; The use of photography and video; Relations between dealers and artists; Two viewpoints; Photo montage and falsification of photographs -- 3: The authentication process: comparing rites -- 4. Dreamings in "the market of dreams": dreamings for the dreamers, time and space events, visual dreamings, visual interference of the art market on paintings, dreamings --5. Some problems related to dealing in Western Desert art: innovation, on authenticity, on fakes, Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula: copies and versions, Kathleen Petyarre: authenticity of authorship; Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri: forgeries; Ginger Riley Munduwalawala: market authenticity; Postscript -- 6. White show: The white show; In sum -- Ch.4: Western Desert art in the "art world"; Western Desert art as "art": historical background, acceptance of Western Desert art as "art" - why now?; Western Desert art as conceptual art; Interactions of Western Desert Art art painters and Western artists; Individual expression in traditional designs -- Ch. 5: Perceptions and reception of Western Desert art: 1. The success of Western Desert art: the element of "secrecy", the point of view of Jean Baudrillard, universality, spirituality, the "element of truth", Internet, songlines and websites, predisposition and preconceptions -- 2. A comparison of perception and reception: situating the market for Aboriginal art in Europe, two exhibitions, we sell Aboriginal art and vegemite, presentation of the dealers, authenticity and ethical trade, offer and need audience, public presentation and press coverage"Aboriginal art is not "art" -- Appendices: Chronology of Western Desert art; Biographies; Social structures and organization; Mechanisms of transformation; About the Dreamings; Auction houses cataloguing terms; Twelve highest prices at auction; Interviews and personal communications
Control code
000023884560
Extent
8 microfiche : (xi, 354 leaves, [39] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.)
Stock number
MAR06/177
Label
"Where is the story?" : paradoxes in Western Desert Art, submitted by Georges Petitjean
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 321-354
Contents
Ch. 1: Painters from the desert, paintings in the desert -- Ch. 2: Introducing Western Desert art : 1. Art in the Western Desert: an outline of Western desert art; Sources: rock paintings and rock engravings; Body painting and the painting of ritual objects, sand drawings, ground drawings; Precursors of Western Desert art: toas, drawings for anthropologists, Albert Namatjira, motifs and subjects in the art of Central Australia; Design - symbols; Dots; Design patterns; Symbolic maps; A new function -- 2. The genesis of an art movement; The origins of Western Desert art: Papunya Tula; Genesis of a movement: the development; seminal years; Some painters and their work; The dispersal of Western Desert art: Yuendumu, Lajamanu, Balgo, Utopia, Haasts Bluff -- Ch. 3: Western Desert art in "the market of dreams" -- 1: Situating the market for Western Desert art; Sourcing Western Desert art: Aboriginal art centres, art coordinators, private agents; Selling Aboriginal arts and crafts, wholesaling, retail market mark-ups, auction houses, "where is my money?", returns for the Aboriginal artists; money for the Western Desert art painter; money and the artist in the media -- 2. The power of the image: representing the Aboriginal artist; The age of painters and paintings; The use of photography and video; Relations between dealers and artists; Two viewpoints; Photo montage and falsification of photographs -- 3: The authentication process: comparing rites -- 4. Dreamings in "the market of dreams": dreamings for the dreamers, time and space events, visual dreamings, visual interference of the art market on paintings, dreamings --5. Some problems related to dealing in Western Desert art: innovation, on authenticity, on fakes, Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula: copies and versions, Kathleen Petyarre: authenticity of authorship; Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri: forgeries; Ginger Riley Munduwalawala: market authenticity; Postscript -- 6. White show: The white show; In sum -- Ch.4: Western Desert art in the "art world"; Western Desert art as "art": historical background, acceptance of Western Desert art as "art" - why now?; Western Desert art as conceptual art; Interactions of Western Desert Art art painters and Western artists; Individual expression in traditional designs -- Ch. 5: Perceptions and reception of Western Desert art: 1. The success of Western Desert art: the element of "secrecy", the point of view of Jean Baudrillard, universality, spirituality, the "element of truth", Internet, songlines and websites, predisposition and preconceptions -- 2. A comparison of perception and reception: situating the market for Aboriginal art in Europe, two exhibitions, we sell Aboriginal art and vegemite, presentation of the dealers, authenticity and ethical trade, offer and need audience, public presentation and press coverage"Aboriginal art is not "art" -- Appendices: Chronology of Western Desert art; Biographies; Social structures and organization; Mechanisms of transformation; About the Dreamings; Auction houses cataloguing terms; Twelve highest prices at auction; Interviews and personal communications
Control code
000023884560
Extent
8 microfiche : (xi, 354 leaves, [39] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.)
Stock number
MAR06/177

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