Friday, August 1, 2014

GERMAN PUBLICATION INFO

"KUNST & KONTEXT": A GERMAN PUBLICATION ON ART AND CULTURE
Publishes a German translation of "A Lynching in Paris" in issue #7 (2014).
On line version to follow later this year.

For information on this publication, please go to:
www.kunst-und-kontext.de

SCIENCE NEWS ARTICLE

FIRST PANTS WORN BY HORSE RIDERS 3,000 YEARS AGO
Oldest known trousers found in Central Asia.

By Bruce Bower.  Science News.  May 30th, 2014

For direct link, please go to:
https://www.sciencenews.org/article/first-pants-worn-horse-riders-3000-years-ago

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

TRIBAL ART BLOG RECOMMENDATION

BRUNO CLAESSENS TRIBAL ART BLOG
African Art- Research. Publications. Exhibitions. Auctions. Discoveries. Opinions. Objects.

Intelligent and timing commentary on the tribal art market.

For the direct link, please go to: http://brunoclaessens.com/

ART STORIES

FISHERMAN NETS 4,000 YEAR OLD PAGAN FIGURINE
Nikolay Tarasov pulls Bronze Age artifact, carved in bone and said to be worth more than its weight in gold, from Siberian river.

By Pete Thomas.  Grind TV.  May 27, 2014.

For the complete article, please go to:

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

ART RELATED ARTICLES

MUMMY MENAGERIE:
Bowers Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA

Review by Craig Nakano.  Los Angeles Times.  April 6, 2014.
For a direct linke to the article, please go to:
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-ca-animal-mummies-20140406,0,4042581.story#axzz30JOy4Afl


MORE LAWS, LESS TREASURE:  Tight restrictions on export and ownership of artifacts is leaving the world a poorer place.

Op-Ed by Adam Wallwork.  Los Angeles Times.  April 7, 2014.
For a direct link to the article, please go to:
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/commentary/la-oe-wallwork-antiquities-law-downside-20140407,0,2487941.story#axzz30JOy4Afl


FLORAL JOURNEY:  The clues are in the beads.  Floral Journey offers an absorbing glimpse of Native Americans' struggle.
Autry National Center of the American West, Los Angeles

Review by Christopher Knight.  Los Angeles Times.  April 13, 2014.
For a direct link to the article, please go to:
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-ca-knight-beadwork-floral-journey-review-20140413,0,7839199.story#axzz30JOy4Afl


GOLDEN RULE:  The gilded power of Byzantine art dazzles in both earthly and divine form in the sweeping exhibition "Heaven and Earth"  
Getty Villa, Los Angeles.

Review by Christopher Knight.  Los Angeles Times.  April 20, 2014.
For a direct link to the article, please go to:
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-knight-byzantine-review-20140420,0,7776757.story#axzz30JOy4Afl

Thursday, March 6, 2014

RELATED ARTICLES

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER
A journey to the heart of New Guinea's Asmat tribal homeland sheds new light on the mystery of the heir's disappearance there in 1961.
By Carl Hoffmann.  Smithsonian Magazine, March 2014

For the direct link to the online article, please go to:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/What-Really-Happened-to-Michael-Rockefeller-180949813/?no-ist


BOOK REVIEW: MODERN OBSESSION WITH PRIMITIVE ART
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman
Reviewed by Philip Smucker.  Asian Times Online, March 7, 2014

For the direct link to the online article, please go to:
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/SEA-04-070314.html


CLOVIS GENOME SETTLES DEBATE ON INDIGENOUS AMERICAN LINEAGE
Past Horizons: Adventures in Archeology, February 14, 2014

For the direct link to the online article, please go to:
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/02/2014/clovis-genome-settles-debate-on-indigenous-american-lineage


HARVARD GETS ITS CHINESE JADE ARTIFACT BACK
The artifact disappeared in 1979 and was recovered half-way across the world.
Boston Magazine, January 22, 2014

For the direct link to the online article, please go to:
http://www.bostonmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/blog/2014/01/22/harvard-art-museums-chinese-artifact/#.Uv4n4Tsy_UU.facebook


NEW DATES FOR ATAPUERCA CAVE SITE
Archeology Magazine, February 11, 2014

For the direct link to the online article, please go to:
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1825-140211-spain-homo-antecessor


ISRAEL REVEALS EERIE COLLECTION OF NEOLITHIC 'SPIRIT' MASKS
Ahead of Purim, 12 relics of 9,000-year-old ancestor worship from Judean Desert, Hills to go on display at Israel Museum for first time.
By Ilan Ben Zion.  The Times of Israel, March 5, 2014

For the direct link to the online article, please go to:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/eerie-neolithic-masks-to-make-israel-museum-debut/

Friday, January 24, 2014

ACADEMIA.COM RESEARCH PAPER

INDIGENOUS RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS OF THE WORLD
By Robin M. Wright

For the direct link, please go to:
https://www.academia.edu/1972191/INDIGENOUS_RELIGIOUS_TRADITIONS_OF_THE_WORLD