In The Shape Of Tradition: Indigenous Art Of The Northern Philippines
This book is the first far-reaching comprehensive publication since 1890 to focus entirely on Northern Luzon indigenous art, history and culture. Dealing with the traditional cultures of the Isneg, Itneg, Kalinga, Gaddang, Bontoc, Kankanay, Ifugao, Ibaloy, Ilongot, and Negrito. This publication is illustrated with about 500 mostly previously unpublished objects acquired by ethnographic museums all over the world. Several hundred historical black and white photographs have been added to the book by the author.
Tribal art dealers including Alain Schoffel, Alex Arthur, Thomas Murray, Rudi Kratochwill, Maria Closa, and Floy Quintos have also contributed by making their collections accessible. Important participating museums are: The National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden; Museo Nacional de Antropología, Madrid; Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago; Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Seattle; Museum für Völkerkunde, Vienna; National Museum of the Philippines, Manilla; Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden; Musée du quai Branly, Paris and others. Contributing authors are: Otto van den Muijzenberg, Roberto Maramba, David Baradas, Henry Beyer and Ramon E.J. Silvestre