Dreampower Art of Contemporary Aboriginal Australia, Galerie Australis, 1997

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Gallerie Australis. Adelaide, South Australia, 1997
Indonesian and English, Good staplebound art-exhibition catalog, 8vo  8 1/2” x 11 1/2”, 32 pp.
ISBN: 0646319299

Good 8vo, 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" staplebound art exhibition catalog, full-color pattern wrap to front, half pattern wrap and half white wrap to back, off-white text in maroon rectangle to front, inscription on title page that reads, "Ayers Rock October 1999" in blue ink at top right corner, sunning to cover and textblock, mild shelfwear, heavy rubbing to head, spine and tail, chipping at bottom edge to back cover, chipping at bottom edge to front, otherwise bright, clean and tightly bound. 32 pp. Replete with 17 full color plates, Sambutan/Message of Introduction, Preface, Introduction to the Exhibition, Artists' Biographies. This traveling exhibition started onJune 1-26, 1997 at Museum Puri Lukisan, Jalan Raya, Indonesia. Excerpt from Introduction To The Exhibition: "Over millennia, Aboriginal people have continued the artistic tradition of creating motifs to teach laws and customs that are directly based on their forefathers spiritual belief of the Dreamtime, the creation period in which all laws and customs were established. The Dreamtime is the past, present, and the future." From the private library of Whitney Chadwick and Robert Bechtle.