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Indigenous art


  • Here are entered general works on the art of indigenous peoples, not limited to a particular racial or ethnic group. Works discussing collectively the traditional art of the preliterate and nonindustrialized peoples of the world are entered under [Art, Primitive.] Works on indigenous or primitive art from a specific place or specific people are entered under the heading for the art of that place or people, e.g. [Art, Polynesian; Inca art.]

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    • found: Work cat.: 2006039261: Vision, space, desire, 2006.
    • found: UN Chronicle WWW home page, Dec. 6, 2006("Indigenous art." On 31 January 2003, the United Nations Postal Administration introduced a new stamp series on the theme "Indigenous art")
    • found: University of Arizona WWW home page, Dec. 6, 2006(New course: Contemporary indigenous art ... The course focuses on the art making of contemporary indigenous peoples. Most of the artists will be Native American with a selection from other parts of the world.)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 06, 2006("Musée du Quai Branly features indigenous art, cultures and civilizations from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.")
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    • Here are entered general works on the art of indigenous peoples, not limited to a particular racial or ethnic group. Works discussing collectively the traditional art of the preliterate and nonindustrialized peoples of the world are entered under [Art, Primitive.] Works on indigenous or primitive art from a specific place or specific people are entered under the heading for the art of that place or people, e.g. [Art, Polynesian; Inca art.]
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    • Note under [Art, Primitive]
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    • 2006-11-27: new
    • 2007-04-21: revised
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