[MARMAM] New publication on Whaling Art

Klaus Barthelmess barthval at t-online.de
Sun Apr 8 07:13:56 PDT 2007


Dear all,

A new work on whaling art is to be published on 21 April, and standing
orders can now be placed. The language is English.

Klaus Barthelmess: 
The Arts of Modern Whaling.
Sandefjord (Norway): Sandefjord Art Association & The Whaling Museum, 2007.
Commander Chr. Christensen's Whaling Museum, Publication No. 32.
58 pages, 66 color illustrations, A4, softcover, price ca. $ 15 - 25.

Contents:

Modern whaling - infrastructure and the arts ....2
Modern whaling - applied arts ...................5
Modern whalers' folk art ........................6
   Scrimshaw penguins ...........................7
   Painted whales' ear bones ....................8
   Antarctic pictorial scrimshaw ................9
   Onassis scrimshaw ............................9
   Soviet scrimshaw .............................9
   Japanese scrimshaw ...........................9
   Model scrimshaw .............................10
   Scrimshaw cottage industries ................10
   Forerunner ropework .........................11
   Whaler folk art and utilitarian items .......12
Engineering "art" ..............................12
   What is a harpoon? ..........................13
   Svend Foyn's technological achievement ......13
   Injury, economy and engineering .............14
Illustrated catalogue ..........................16
Acknowledgements ...............................56
Literature .....................................56

Standing orders to be placed under www.hvalfangstmuseet.no (menu "English
pages", button "Museum shop")

Thanks for spreading the word further or for posting this on your website.





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