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Law Poles

Øivind Fuglerud ‘Law Poles’, or thuuth thaa’-munth in the Wik Aboriginal language of north Australia, is an art work by Ron Yunkaporta. In the form seen on this picture it was exhibited as part of the exhibition Border Zones at … Continue reading

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Plush Bear

Øivind Fuglerud In this case it is a toy made of soft fabric, sold in large numbers in the museum store of the Museum of Anthropology (MoA) in Vancouver. It was designed by the artist Bill Reid as a copy … Continue reading

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The three mysteries

Joao Rickli This picture portrays an artwork called “The three mysteries”, by Sandro Ka, a young artist who lives in Porto Alegre, in the southern part of Brazil. It is a good example of Sandro Ka’s technique, based mainly on … Continue reading

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