Aboriginal Art, Paperback Book

Aboriginal Art Paperback

Part of the Art & Ideas series


For thousands of years, Australian Aborigines have been making art.

A manifestation of the creative forces of Dreamtime, art is also a fundamental means of expressing individual and group identity.

Howard Morphy surveys the great variety in Aboriginal art, showing the inter-relationships between such diverse art forms as body painting, dance, the decoration of weapons and utensils, and painting on bark and canvas.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Art of indigenous peoples
  • ISBN: 9780714837529

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