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New Guinea Artifacts Masks, sculpture and body art: tribal art of New Guinea. Explore the black art of New Guinea tribal artefacts and folk art. Black art history is more than African art and African masks. Discover black Melanesian New Guinea's Oceanic art!
Indonesian Artifacts
Chinese Artifacts
Building a Collection

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Who We Are: Ron Perry, Carolyn Leigh and Doug Mehaffey
Ron Perry's Resume
Carolyn Leigh's Resume
Doug Mehaffey - art and artifact restoration services
Photo: Collecting in the Wosera, late 1980s
Diary entries: 1967: Karawari Hooks Come Out - 1970s: Kandangai Headhunter - 1974: Trek from Kainantu to Marawaka with 130 Angu warriors - 1985: Blackwater River up to Kuvenmas Village - 1986: Broken Water Bay and the Watam Baret - 1986: PMV (Public Motor Vehicle) service between the Ramu and the Keram Rivers - 1986: Lower Ramu Masks - 1986: Buying in the Angoram Haus Tambaran - 1990s: Village Houses in the Sepik-Ramu River Basin

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Melanesian art TOC | Map of art areas of Melanesia
Papua New Guinea: Highlands: body art - Bundi tapa - jewelry/dancers | Karawari and Blackwater Rivers: masks - carvings - map | Massim: artifacts- Trobriand Kula - map | Kula canoe | New Britain: Baining - Sulka - Tolai dukduk | New Ireland: Malagan | Ramu River: masks - carvings - map | Sepik River: masks - carvings - villages - map | Papuan Gulf: masks - carvings - map - Gogodala - Angu (Kukukuku)
other areas: Asmat | Solomon Islands: crafts - jewelry - map
art and craft:
barkcloth (tapa) | body art | cane and fiber figures | canoes and prows | jewelry/dancers | masks - Middle Sepik | phallocrypts | pottery - Chambri | shields | story boards | suspension hooks | weapons | yam masks - fiber | yam masks - wood

Indonesian art TOC | Dyak baby carriers and masks | furniture | Java folk art | Lombok baskets | Lombok lontar boxes | masks from Bali and Java | puppets

China-Bai textiles TOC | baby carriers | baby hats | woodblock prints

Collecting New Guinea art in the field since 1964.

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Artifacts on this site are collected in the field by my husband, Ron Perry. I take the photographs, do the html, text and maps. More background in Who We Are. Art-Pacific has been on the WWW since 1996. We hope you enjoy our New Guinea tribal art and Indonesian folk art as much as we do. Carolyn Leigh, P.O. Box 85284,Tucson, AZ 85754-5284 USA, Art-Pacific at http://www.art-pacific.com/