From the South Seas; Oceanic art in the Teel collection.9780878466979
From the South Seas South Seas, name given by early explorers to the whole of the Pacific Ocean. In recent times the name has been used to mean only the central Pacific, the S Pacific, and the SW Pacific. ; Oceanic art Oceanic art, works produced by the island peoples of the S and NW Pacific, including Melanesia (New Guinea and the islands to its north and east), Micronesia (Mariana, Caroline, Marshall, and Gilbert islands), and Polynesia (which includes the Hawaiian Islands, the in the Teel collection.
Ed. by Christraud Geary.
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Geary (African and Oceaniac art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the largest museums in the United States, and contains one of the largest permanent museum collections in the Americas. ) offers a catalog of approximately 80 Oceanic works of art in the Teel Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, chartered and incorporated (1870) after a decision by the Boston Athenaeum, Harvard, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to pool their collections of art objects and house them in adequate public galleries. in Boston, with 163 color and b&w illustrations. Each region, including Indonesia, Melanesia, the Melanesian Islands, Micronesia, and Polynesia, is briefly discussed, and background on each of the objects is provided with the photos, along with an essay on the life histories of some of the works and their journeys to different owners. An introductory essay on the culture and art tradition of the region is provided by Michael Gunn (Oceanic art, St. Louis Art Museum). There is no index.
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