9783777420288-377742028X-Nukuoro: Sculptures from Micronesia

Nukuoro: Sculptures from Micronesia

ISBN-13: 9783777420288
ISBN-10: 377742028X
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Hirmer Publishers
Format: Hardcover 280 pages
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ISBN-13: 9783777420288
ISBN-10: 377742028X
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Hirmer Publishers
Format: Hardcover 280 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author wrote Nukuoro: Sculptures from Micronesia comprising 280 pages back in 2013. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 377742028X and 9783777420288. Since then Nukuoro: Sculptures from Micronesia textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Nukuoro Atoll is a ring of tiny islands in the south Pacific that has a total area of only 1.7 square kilometers and is home to only three hundred residents. Yet the tiny aitu sculptures produced there are known worldwide, appreciated for their unusual forms and coveted for their rarity.
This book features images of almost half the aitu sculptures known to exist, starting with the earliest ones that were purchased by trader Johann Stanislaus Kubary in 1873. These pieces are distributed throughout museums across the globe, and they are rarely seen as a group—let alone photographed in such stunning detail. The resulting book offers an unprecedented chance to assess the form and the achievement of the sculptors of Nukuoro Atoll.

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