Micronesian Art

Micronesian Art

Micronesian Art and Micronesian navigation charts Traditional Art from Micronesia is quite rare. Although Micronesia Art is one of the three major art areas of the Pacific it had a very low population living on low-lying coral atolls. Micronesia is 8 million square...
Primitive Art

Primitive Art

Primitive Art   Primitive art is the politically incorrect name for Tribal art or Ethnographic art but I think the term primitive can still be used.  Many pieces of Primitive art have a raw and shocking clarity that make them superior to contemporary art. Most...
Oceanic Art

Oceanic Art

Oceanic Art All the traditional arts from Polynesia Micronesia and Melanesia together form oceanic art. Melanesia is Papua New Guinea Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Polynesia is all the Pacific Islands like Tonga and Fiji but also include New Zealand and Easter Island....
Maori Wahaika and Maori Kotiate

Maori Wahaika and Maori Kotiate

Wahaika and Kotiate Maori Short Clubs   Antique Maori Wahaika and Maori Kotiate are both excellent and extremely collectible examples of Maori Art. There are however contemporary versions of this form of Polynesian art. The value difference between antique and...
Polynesian Art

Polynesian Art

Polynesian Art Polynesian Art is some of the most valuable and sort after pieces of tribal art. There are many different Polynesian Art types, which vary depending on the region they come from. This article helps to visually show the main types of Polynesian Art. It...