The audience for `primitive' art in houses in the New York region

Halle, David
September 1993
Art Bulletin;Sep93, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p397
Academic Journal
Studies the audience for tribal art in the New York region in the 20th century. Acceptance of primitive art for reasons of aesthetics; Research sample size; Definition of primitive art; Masks and role of social class; Focus on the person; Political dimension; Social dimension; Modes of significance; Symbolic meanings; Interaction between residents in the contexts of their homes and neighborhoods.


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