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Papunya

A Place Made After the Story

written by Geoffrey Bardon, James Bardon

Melbourne University Press | ISBN 9780522854343

Paperback – 552 pages

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'Papunya: A Place Made After the Story' is a first-hand account of the artists and the works emanating from Papunya. Bardon's exquisitely recorded notes and drawings are here reproduced showing his extensive documentation of the early stages of the painting movement. This book features more than 500 paintings, drawings and photographs from Bardon's personal archive. Many of the images have never been seen before and many of the paintings are now lost. The publication of this material is an unprecedented achievement, and Bardon can now be seen as the catalyst he was for a powerfully modern expression of an ancient indigenous way of seeing the world.

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