Red Kwoma

Mythical paintings from New Guinea


Based on an Oceanian myth, the work of three contemporary Kwoma artists enter into dialogue with tradition. The dialogue of the exhibited work – traditional art and contemporary art – illustrates how Kwoma painting, which links pictures with stories, allows us to understand the world.


80 pages • 20 x 26 cm • 19,90 €
Co-published by musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac / Réunion des musées nationaux 2008
ISBN: 9782195133936