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[Perry and Leigh collecting in Wosera: 52k]

Carolyn Leigh and Ron Perry in the hill country of the Maprik-Wosera, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, late 1980s.

Painted sago bark panels on the right (pangals) decorate this Abelam village's house front. The ancestral figures (Nggwalndu) on the left are from the men's Haus Tambaran. The pigments are almost all natural ones from the surrounding jungle.

For more information on New Guinea tribal art and Indonesian folk art visit our companion site at Art-Pacific.com

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Carolyn Leigh Studios presents:

[Art Dealer in the Last Unknown, Ron Perry and New Guinea Art, the early years, 1963 - 1974, by Carolyn Leigh and Ron Perry: 193k]

Art Dealer in the Last Unknown
Ron Perry and New Guinea Art
the early years: 1964 - 1973

by Carolyn Leigh and Ron Perry

Join Ron in the jungles of New Guinea on his search for tribal art

320 pages of adventure, over 450 early photographs

Read a chapter preview from Art Dealer in the Last Unknown

"Who else can tell you these stories?" Raymond Weilgus
"Beautifully written...." Don Carson, retired head of the School of Journalism, University of Arizona

Order at www.Art-Pacific.com/artdealr.htm


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