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. ...
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...
South Pacific Art

South Pacific Art

South Pacific Art All the traditional arts from Polynesia Micronesia and Melanesia together form South Pacific 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...
Pacific Art

Pacific Art

Pacific Art All the traditional arts from Polynesia Micronesia and Melanesia together form Pacific 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....
tribal whalebone

tribal whalebone

Tribal Whalebone The majority of tribal whalebone weapons and implements come from the Pacific. Whalebone was one of the strongest materials available before the arrival of Europeans. Pacific Islanders did not hunt whales so all pre-European whalebone came from whale...
Pacific Paddles

Pacific Paddles

Pacific Paddles Pacific paddles vary depending on where they come from. Many are not worth very much but some are collectible. Paddles from Polynesia tend to be more valuable than paddles from Melanesia. Not all paddles are for propelling watercraft. Some of the most...