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Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island

Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island

Kjellgren, Eric, with contributions by Jo Anne Van Tilburg and Adrienne L. Kaeppler
2001
64 pages
85 illustrations
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Sponsors Statement

Directors Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Remote Possibilities
Eric Kjellgren

Changing Faces: Rapa Nui Statues in the Social Landscape
Jo Anne Van Tilburg

Rapa Nui Art and Aesthetics
Adrienne L. Kaeppler

Catalogue

Selected Bibliography

Une semaine de bonté ou Les septs éléments capitaux, Max Ernst  French, born Germany, photomechanical reproduction of collages
1934
Female Figure (Moai Papa), Wood, glass, paint, resin(?), Rapa Nui people
Rapa Nui people
19th century
Male Figure (Moai Tangata), Wood, obsidian, bone, Rapa Nui people
Rapa Nui people
early 19th century
"Lizardman" Figure (Moko), Wood, obsidian, bone, Rapa Nui people
Rapa Nui people
19th century
Gorget (Rei Miro), Wood, Rapa Nui people
Rapa Nui people
19th century
Dance Paddle (Rapa), Wood, Rapa Nui people
Rapa Nui people
early 19th century

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Kjellgren, Eric, JoAnne Van Tilburg, and Adrienne L. Kaeppler. 2001. Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.