09. The Pacific, Art & Humanities

AP Art History: Pacific Art by Region

AP Art History: Pacific Art by Region

Micronesian art:

  • 217. Female deity. Nukuoro, Micronesia. c. 18th to 19th century CE. Wood.
  • 221. Navigation chart. Marshall Islands, Micronesia. 19th to early 20th century CE. Wood and fiber.
  • 213. Nan Madol. Pohnpei, Micronesia. Saudeleur Dynasty. c. 700–1600 CE. Basalt boulders and prismatic columns.
Read more: AP Art History: Theories and Interpretations of Pacific Art

Polynesian art:

  • 214. Moai on platform (ahu). Rapa Nui (Easter Island). c. 1100–1600 CE. Volcanic tuff figures on basalt base.
  • 215. ‘Ahu ‘ula (feather cape). Hawaiian. Late 18th century CE. Feathers and fiber.
  • 216. Staff god. Rarotonga, Cook Islands, central Polynesia. Late 18th to early 19th century CE. Wood, tapa, fiber, and feathers.
  • 219. Hiapo (tapa). Niue. c. 1850–1900 CE. Tapa or bark cloth, freehand painting.
  • 220. Tamati Waka Nene. Gottfried Lindauer. 1890 CE. Oil on canvas.
Read more: AP Art History: Materials, Processes, and Techniques in Pacific Art

Melanesian art:


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