Yup’ik masks: Native Alaskan surrealists

Yup’ik masks: Native Alaskan surrealists

Yup’ik masks Art of the Tribal Surrealists There is a huge variety of Yup’ik masks but characterized by their inventive surrealism. They are usually made of wood painted with few colors and sometimes decorated with feathers. Masked varied in size from small...
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...
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....