ABORIGINAL ART - 2

Other forms of art include:

 

Aboriginal art

 

Hand and boomerang stencils often feature in Aboriginal rock art. Queensland example.
Photo: David M. Welch

 

Two boys painted and decorated for their circumcision ceremony on Elcho Island, Northern Territory. 1960.
Photograph by Ruth Beazley.

Aboriginals body paint

 

aboriginal beeswax art

 

Human and animal figures made by pressing native bees wax onto a rock shelter wall. Kimberley region, north Western Australia.
Photo: David M. Welch

 

A thread-cross string (waninga or wanigi ) made by winding string around two crossed sticks. Aranda (Arunta) tribe, Central Australia.
Photograph by Charles Mountford.

aboriginal art waninga

 

Aboriginal ground art

 

An elaborate ground design produced for a men’s ceremony. Warramunga tribe, Northern Territory.
Photograph by Baldwin Spencer and F. J. Gillen, The Arunta.

 

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