Founding Newsletter editor for the Oceanic Art Society, David Said was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1945, the start of a long and interesting life enriched by his love of tribal people, their cultures and their artworks
By Krisztina Turza. Gender was central to this conference commencing with Yuki Kihara’s ‘Paradise Camp’, New Zealand’s offering at the 59th Venice Biennale. This focuses on Fa’afafine (Sāmoa’s third gender) utopia – …
Cairns Art Gallery, 8 October-11 December 2022. Review by Margaret Cassidy This comprehensive retrospective of Torres Strait Islander artist Segar Passi was an unexpected discovery on a recent visit to the …
Persistent patterns: a workshop on Pacific barkcloth 📍 Chau Chak Wing Museum, University of Sydney 📆 18th February 2023 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM 💰 $150.00 (including afternoon tea) Book early, places are strictly limited
Timeline photos🌟 2023 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT Is it possible for a painting to BE Country?
This is the question that Ngura Pulka – Epic Country asks. The Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Art Centre Collective’s latest and most ambitious initiative is coming to the National Gallery.
The aim of the Oceanic Art Society is to further the understanding and appreciation of Oceanic art. The focus is on traditional tribal art including contemporary art of the indigenous people of Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia. Provide your support and become a member for accessing to premium content, event discounts and other benefits.