Testing the information exchange theory of style: a structural/post-structural analysis of the art from Arnhem Land and the Western Desert in Australia.

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Abstract

Presents the results of research which tested the information exchange theory of style through an analysis of the contemporary bark paintings from Arnhem Land and acrylic paintings from the Western Desert in Australia. In Ancient Images, Ancient Thought: the Archaeology of Ideology. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Chacmool Conference, pp. 397-406. The Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAncient Images, Ancient Thought:
Subtitle of host publicationThe Archaeology of Ideology
EditorsA Sean Goldsmith
Place of PublicationCalgary
PublisherArchaeological Association of the University of Calgary
Pages397-406
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780889531680
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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    Smith, C. (1992). Testing the information exchange theory of style: a structural/post-structural analysis of the art from Arnhem Land and the Western Desert in Australia. In A. S. Goldsmith (Ed.), Ancient Images, Ancient Thought: : The Archaeology of Ideology (pp. 397-406). Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary.