# 35509

RUHE, Edward L. (Edward Lehman) (1923-1989)

Bark paintings from Arnhem Land. Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, March 27 – May 1, 1966.

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Kansas : Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 1966. Series: Miscellaneous publications of the Museum of Art ; no. 62. Square octavo (200 x 200 mm), pictorial wrappers (price sticker mark to front), stapled; 28 pp, b/w photographic illustrations, maps, bibliography; internally very good.

‘The paintings in this exhibition were collected by Professor Edward L. Ruhe during the 1965 academic year which he spent in Australia as a Fulbright Visiting Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. We are grateful to Professor Ruhe for making these paintings available to us and for preparing the following introduction and annotated catalogue which will be of value to the serious student of primitive art as well as to the casual visitor.’ (Preface, by Bret Waller)

Includes paintings from Oenpelli (Gunbalanya), Croker Island, Maningrida, Milingimbi, Yirrkala, Groote Eylandt, Rose River Mission and Port Keats (Wadeye).