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By Eric Kjellgren

maybe no photos in Oceanic artwork are as regular and but as enigmatic because the sizeable, brooding stone figures of Easter Island. in lots of methods they're the imperative symbols of Pacific Island artwork and tradition. Easter Island’s different inventive traditions, in spite of the fact that, stay principally surprising to wider audiences. Splendid Isolation: artwork of Easter Island is the 1st American exhibition to survey a vast diversity of the island’s art—from towering stone figures to smaller, extra subtle works in wooden, feathers, fiber, and barkcloth—revealing the real richness of creative expression in this small Pacific island, some of the most distant inhabited areas in the world. [This booklet was once initially released in 2001 and has long gone out of print. This variation is a print-on-demand model of the unique book.]

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