Carol Cains

Carol Cains is Curator of Asian Art at the National Gallery of Victoria. Her most recent exhibition was Chinoiserie: Asia in Europe 1620–1840, which she co-curated with Dr Matthew Martin.

Carol Cains reviews 'Life, Death and Magic: 2000 years of Southeast Asian Ancestral Art' by Robyn Maxwell

November 2010, no. 326 01 November 2010
Carol Cains reviews 'Life, Death and Magic: 2000 years of Southeast Asian Ancestral Art' by Robyn Maxwell
Imagine living in a world also inhabited by the spirits of the ancestors, whose goodwill is essential to the ongoing fertility and prosperity of the community. Life, Death and Magic: 2000 Years of Southeast Asian Ancestral Art reveals this view of the cosmos, and explores the relationship between art and the world of the ancestors in South-East Asia. It is published in association with the ground- ... (read more)