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Author Geertz, Hildred.

Title Images of power : Balinese paintings made for Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead / Hildred Geertz.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  759.95986 GEER    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 135 pages : illustrations, colour map ; 31 cm
Notes Published on the occasion of a touring exhibition held in New York, Australia, and elsewhere.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-132) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Inventing an Art - Both Balinese and Western -- Ch. 2. The Everyday World of (Mere) Appearances -- Ch. 3. The Magical Story World: A Portfolio of Storytelling Pictures -- Ch. 4. The Real World of Dangerous Powers -- Ch. 5. Masters of Sakti Powers -- Ch. 6. Crossing Cultures -- Appendix: Painters' Profiles and Selected Works.
Summary Images Of Power is a book that will appeal to anyone interested in the arts of Bali and Southeast Asia, Balinese religion and kingship, and issues of meaning in bicultural situations.
Subject Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Watercolor painting, Balinese -- Indonesia -- Batuan -- Exhibitions.
Watercolor painting -- Indonesia -- Batuan -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Watercolor painting -- Private collections -- Exhibitions.
Bali Island (Indonesia) in art -- Exhibitions.
Folklore in art -- Indonesia -- Exhibitions.
Spirituality in art -- Exhibitions.
Art and anthropology -- Indonesia -- Bali Island -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 0824816463
082481679X (paperback)