Browsing Kei Viti: Melanesian images by Subject "Lithographs, American--20th century"

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  • Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979 (Jean Charlot / Los Angeles, 1978-06)
    "Trimmed to euphonic length, scooped out its inner partitions, the musical bamboo becomes a container for a cylinder of air. As the performer, most usually one of a group, drops it forcefully and rhythmically with a ...
  • Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979; Kistler, Lynton R., 1897-1993 (Jean Charlot, 1978-06)
    "The single bamboo pictured in Derua tied on man to one note. There is here what, eye, appears to be a giant panpipe, bunched bamboos trimmed and tuned to unequal lengths giving at each pounding a complex chord. The ...
  • Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979; Kistler, Lynton R., 1897-1993 (Jean Charlot, 1978-06)
    "The craft of plaiting mats is a woman's prerogative. Gathering and drying the pandanus leaves, splitting each leaf to proper width and tucking under artfully its edges. Hand -plaited mats are an indispensable accessory ...
  • Charlot, Jean, 1898-1979 (Jean Charlot, 1978-06)

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