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Arts & Cultures 2009 - ENG

Arts & Cultures 2009

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Antiquity, Africa, Oceania, Asia, the Americas

Annual magazine. Anthology of Non-Western arts, texts by various specialists.

320 pages, 200 colour and B/W illustrations, 11 maps.

Published by Musée Barbier-Mueller and Somogy Editions d'art.

Distributed by National Book Network (NBN).

Summary
Laurence Mattet Editorial p. 35.

Laurence Mattet Ousmane Sow Interviewed p. 40.
 

Pierre Amiet Oriental Antiquity: Problems and Hypotheses p. 48.
 

Véronique Schiltz A Caucasian Bronze Openwork Plaque p. 68.
 

Consuelo Varela and Juan Gil Christopher Columbus's Interpreters p. 82.
 

José R. Oliver and Colin McEwan The Caribbean before Columbus: Fray Ramon Pané and the Taíno Religious Universe p. 92.
 

Daniela Bognolo The Animal at the Heart of Identity: An Encounter with Tussian Culture in Burkina Faso p. 102.

Constantin Petridis Is it a Mortar or Is it a Charm? A Luluwa Caryatid Container p. 124.

Nigel Barley My Sociological Year p. 138.

Anne-Claire Juramie Jewellery of Nepal. Three Necklaces in the Barbier-Mueller Collections p. 146.

Arlette Ziegler and Alain Viaro Nias… Thirty Years of Adventure! p. 162.


Proceedings of the Conference Organized in Partnership with the Musée d'Ethnographie of Geneva

· Roberta Colombo Dougoud A Budding Anthropologist in Papua New Guinea p. 186.

· Christian Kaufmann The Representation of Oceania before 1914. Towards a History of Collections and Collectors p. 196.

· Ludovic Coupaye Experiencing Spaces: The Tëkët frieze of the Abelam p. 210.

· Philippe Peltier Masks and Canoes of the Murik Lake p. 226.

Roger Boulay Ornemental Assegais of New Caledonia p. 236.

Laurence Mattet Museum's Activities p. 250.

 

Confidentially Yours :
Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller Portfolio p. 266.

Still on the Subject of Authenticity: A Hilarious Story p. 290.

Masterpieces for "Budding Collectors" p. 296.

With the Rockefellers p. 298.

A Moment of Happiness: The Exhibition at the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire of Geneva p. 304.

Friends Visiting Us, Us Visiting Friends p. 310.