Dates for your diary : On Friday 13th and Saturday 14th November 2020, the Oceanic Art Society will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a Forum in Melbourne. The local convenor, Dr Michael Martin, is working hard at planning a very special event.
2020 Oceanic Art Market Report. By Michael Hamson (Reproduced with permission). New Domain Name : www.oceanicart.com Introduction There are two critical factors that shaped the Oceanic art market in 2019 and that continue to do so today. First, the market is exceptionally broad with a large number of objects on offer by both auction houses […]
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Dear OAS Member/Friend, 2020 – A new decade, an expanded Oceanic Arts Fair in Sydney and the tenth Oceanic Arts Forum in Melbourne. Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes for 2020 from the Committee of the Oceanic Art Society. We are looking forward to celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the OAS with a number of exciting events planned […]
Omie Barkcloth Art of PNG Exhibition at Aboriginal and Pacific Art Gallery New works by senior artists and chiefs of Ömie Artists Inc. Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. Opening drinks: Saturday 25 November 3 – 5pm Barkcloth is the traditional textile of the Ömie tribe. Women wear nioge (skirts) while men wear givai (loincloths). Barkcloth serves important purposes in […]
By Noëlle Rathmell-Stiels In its sixteenth year, the Parisian Tribal Art fair has taken visitors on a voyage of discovery to new horizons, sailing from Polynesia to the borders of contemporary art. From 12 to 17 September 2017 a total of sixty-six exhibitors, predominantly from France, Belgium and the USA, opened their treasure chests in […]