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Author Gunn, Michael, author.

Title Atua : sacred gods from Polynesia / Michael Gunn.

Published [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory] : National Gallery of Australia, [2014]
Coogee, NSW : NewSouth Books [Distributor]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  700.996 GUNN    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank  700.996 Gun    AVAILABLE
Physical description 256 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, maps ; 29 x 24 cm
Notes "Published in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia's exhibition Atua: sacred gods from Polynesia, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 23 May-3 August 2014 ; Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, 12 October 2014-4 January 2015"--Page 256.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-245) and index.
Summary Annotation. The Polynesian concept of atua of gods, figurative objects and associated beliefsa developed over thousands of years and spread throughout the region. The superb examples of sculpture illustrated in this volume provide an island-by-island insight into this rich and intriguing heritage.
Other author National Gallery of Australia, issuing body.
Subject Arts, Primitive -- Polynesia -- Exhibitions.
Art and religion -- Polynesia -- Exhibitions.
Art, Polynesian -- Exhibitions.
Gods, Polynesian -- Exhibitions.
Idols and images -- Polynesia -- Exhibitions.
Art and religion -- Polynesia.
Gods, Polynesian.
Idols and images -- Polynesia.
Arts, Primitive -- Polynesia.
Polynesia -- Religious life and customs -- Exhibitions.
Polynesia -- Religious life and customs.
ISBN 9780642334480 (softcover)