Video’s

Video’s

Videos Mathew Salle Master Carver One of the best traditional sculpture artists in the Pacific makes a Malangan masterpiece Interview with Edward Salle Edward Salle an elder of TataU Village in New Guinea explains the spiritual purpose of Malangan Sculpture.  The...
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....
Ethnographic Art

Ethnographic Art

Old Ethnographic Art   Types of Ethnographic Art Old Ethnographic Art has four major regions. Oceanic or Pacific Art includes all the islands of the Pacific Ocean and Papua New Guinea. African art includes all the countries in Africa but main not ancient Egypt....
Easter Island Wooden Sculpture

Easter Island Wooden Sculpture

Easter Island Wooden Sculpture Easter Island is best known for its massive stone sculpture. There are, however, a whole variety of small traditional Easter Island wooden sculpture many people do not know about. It is these small Easter Island wooden sculptures that...
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...