# 20068

VANCOUVER MUSEUMS

Art of Aboriginal Australia

$145.00 AUD

Vancouver, BC : Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association and Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited, [1974]. “We gratefully acknowledge the co-operation of the Aboriginal Arts Board of the Australian Council for the Arts, and the Peter Stuyvesant Trust, for making this exhibition possible” (p.1). Quarto, pictorial stiff wrappers, 64 pp, 130 exhibition items photographically illustrated in colour and black-and-white (Hermannsburg watercolours, Arnhem Land bark paintings, Western Desert paintings, Tiwi Islands sculptures, Bathurst Island pukumani poles, etc.), map; numerous short contextual essays, foreward by E.G. Whitlam, Prime Minister of Australia, and introduction by Dick Roughsey, Goobalathaldin; a fine copy, with loosely enclosed folding card invitation to the exhibition opening at the Vancouver Centennial Museum, December 14 1974.

Superb catalogue produced to accompany the major international touring exhibition which visited numerous Canadian centres between June 1974 and May 1976.