HEAD ORNAMENTS FROM KOI.OKONGO-RUI5IANA LAGOON
working with native-made colours, the arrangement
is seldom harsh. Not until the gaudy colours of trade
are introduced is the eye offended by discordant and
garish colouring. This applies to all savage artists,
and also to some who are supposed to be civilised.
The few objects shown in these pages are those
produced by people working in their own untutored
way. What effect development by instruction will
have upon the savage art instinct, is yet to be seen.
Should such education prove a disaster, the early
works which remain will prove a degree of in-
telligence and capacity which is to be found to a
certain extent in all so-called savage people.
THE ETCHINGS OF ALFRED
EAST. BY FRANK NEWBOLT.
When the Director of a Continental
Gallery bought a copy of an etching by Mr.
Alfred East called Stew-on-the- Wold, he recog-
nised a new force in the limited field of that
art; a new planet swam into his ken, and,
like other watchers of the skies in this country,
he was impressed by it. Visitors to the annual