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Adrienne Kaeppler


Who is Adrienne Kaeppler?

Adrienne Kaeppler: Adrienne Lois Kaeppler is an American anthropologist, curator of Oceanic Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Since 2005, she has been President of the International Council on Traditional Music. Her research focuses on the interrelationships between social structure and the arts, including dance, music, and the visual arts, especially in Tonga and Hawaii. She is considered to be an expert on Tongan dance, and the voyages of the 18th-century explorer James Cook.

  • also known as Adrienne L. Kaeppler, Adrienne L Kaeppler
  • born in (80 years ago)
  • education: University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • written works: "Polynesian dance", "The structure of Tongan dance", "Pahu and pūniu", "The fabrics of Hawaii", "The Pacific Arts of Polynesia and Micronesia", "Hula Pahu: Hawaiian Drum Dances: Ha'A and Hula Pahu", "Cook Voyage Artifacts in Leningrad, Berne and Florence Museums"

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Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Native Art (2003)

Worldview, Symbolism, and Culture in Africa, Oceania, and North America by Hope B. Werness

Kaufmann, Christian, see Adrienne Kaeppler, Oceanic Art. Kerchache, Jacques, Jean-Louis Paudrat and Lucien Stephan. An of Africa, trans. Marjolijn de Jager. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993. Keyworth, C.L. California Indians.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx

According to Adrienne Kaeppler in Ceremonial Mask: A Melanesian Art Style ( 1953), during some ceremonies, not only are large extravagant masks worn, but also the bodies and faces of individuals are painted with “red burned clay, black ...

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