Asmat Art Pdf

Asmat Art

Number of page: 160
Author: Dirk Smidt
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462909643
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Category: Art

Asmat Art features the world renowned woodcarvings of the Asmat, former head-hunters who live in the western half of New GuineaThis book presents a full range of Asmat woodcarving art, but emphasizes the rare early shields and figure sculptures. Drums, canoe prowheads and the larger, more dramatic

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