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Offerings: the Ritual Art of Bali

£13.99

Product description

From inside front flap " A women , a beautiful offering of fruits, cakes and flowers on her head,enters a temple. A little palm leaf offering topped by colorful flowers appears on every crossroads, in houses and on automobiles. And on special holy days, streets lined with delicately arching bamboo poles, decorated with ornaments. These are popular images of Bali, enjoyed by every visitor to the island, and photographed a thousand times. The offering of Bali are creations of graet beauty, perhaps Bali's most unique art form. By the very nature of their ingredients and by the intention of their makers, offerings are given to the gods and spirit just once, then thrown away. Their ephemeral beauty can be only be captured by a photograph. But more than that, offerings lie at the heart of the religion of the Balinese, and so of the culture as a whole. "

Book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and slavishly illustrated. Securely bound and printed in 1996.

Item details

Author(s):
Francine Brinkgreve and David Stuart-Fox
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
29 x 21.3 x 1.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9810032625
ISBN-13:
9789810032623
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Bookwise International

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About this item

From inside front flap " A women , a beautiful offering of fruits, cakes and flowers on her head,enters a temple. A little palm leaf offering topped by colorful flowers appears on every crossroads, in houses and on automobiles. And on special holy days, streets lined with delicately arching bamboo poles, decorated with ornaments. These are popular images of Bali, enjoyed by every visitor to the island, and photographed a thousand times. The offering of Bali are creations of graet beauty, perhaps Bali's most unique art form. By the very nature of their ingredients and by the intention of their makers, offerings are given to the gods and spirit just once, then thrown away. Their ephemeral beauty can be only be captured by a photograph. But more than that, offerings lie at the heart of the religion of the Balinese, and so of the culture as a whole. "

Book in very good condition with clean pages throughout and slavishly illustrated. Securely bound and printed in 1996.

Author(s):
Francine Brinkgreve and David Stuart-Fox
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
29 x 21.3 x 1.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9810032625
ISBN-13:
9789810032623
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Bookwise International

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