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By Nico De Jonge,Joss van Dijk

ISBN-10: 9625930159

ISBN-13: 9789625930152

This appealing ebook comprises interesting textual content and over a hundred and seventy special photos of 1 of the main fascinating yet least popular cultures within the Indonesian Archipelago.

The conventional paintings of Maluku Tenggara, the Southeast Moluccas, is without doubt one of the so much refined and expressive on the planet. easy instruments have been used to create masterpieces in wooden, stone, textiles and helpful metals, whereas the plaited paintings and earthenware of those islands also are of the very optimum quality.

the colonial interval plunged the area into hopeless isolation. through the harsh rule of the Dutch many conventional woks of paintings, specially ancestor statues, have been destroyed. Later, creditors stripped the islands in their masterpieces and the tradition of Maluka Tenggara used to be forgotten.

Forgotten Islands of Indonesia offers a special survey of the best examples of Southeast Moluccan paintings. This quantity includes many photos and outlines that have by no means prior to been released. Set opposed to the cultural historical past and supplemented by means of infrequent photos taken within the box, the fabric tradition of Maluku Tenggara, that is considered as probably the most interesting parts of Indonesia, is gifted the following comprehensively for the 1st time.

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