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Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America: An Introduction to Global Modernisms
By Brand: Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781444332308, isbn: 1444332309,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Shedding fresh light on modern art beyond the West, this textintroduces readers to artists, art movements, debates andtheoretical positions of the modern era that continue to shapecontemporary art worldwide. Area histories of modern art arerepositi...
Art in Black Africa: The Pocket Visual Encyclopedia of Art
By Welcome Rain Publishers
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mpn: colour illustrations, colour illustratio, ean: 9781566493895, isbn: 1566493897,
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This is a concise edition of The Visual Encyclopedia of Art: African Art, also published by Welcome Rain (978-1-56649-978-1). Please see that title for a complete description.We are pleased to offer more than twenty titles in this series....
Collectors' Visions: Arts of Africa, Oceania, Southeast Asia and the Americas
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Presenting more than 200 stunning works from Africa, Oceania, the Americas, and Southeast Asia, some published here for the first time, this book explores how Western artists and collectors first came to appreciate art from these previously unknown c...
El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You about Africa
By Museum for African Art
ean: 9780945802563, isbn: 0945802560,
El Anatsu began his artistic career as a young artist in Ghana, where he built sculpture primarily from wood. He has continued to use wood throughout his practice, particularly during his early years as lecturer of Fine and Applied Arts at the Univer...
Mbari: Art and the Life Among the Owerri Igbo (Traditional Arts of Africa)
By Brand: Indiana University Press
ean: 9780253303974, isbn: 0253303974,
One of the most fascinating artistic phenomena in tropical Africa, mbari houses are little known outside Igboland. Art historian Herbert M. Cole has drawn from his extensive research in eastern Nigeria to produce the first book-length study of this u...
Condition Report: Symposium on Building Art Institutions in Africa
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mpn: 26, ean: 9783775737494, isbn: 3775737499,
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Condition Report is a collection of essays resulting from a symposium held in Dakar in 2012. They address the changing role of art institutions and initiatives in Africa, where government-led art programs and infrastructure predominate. These initiat...
San Rock Art (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)
ean: 9780821420454, isbn: 0821420453,
San rock paintings, scattered over the range of southern Africa, are considered by many to be the very earliest examples of representational art. There are as many as 15,000 known rock art sites, created over the course of thousands of years up until...
Tunisian Mosaics: Treasures from Roman Africa (Conservation & Cultural Heritage)
By Getty Conservation Institute
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mpn: 136 full-colour & 5 b&w illustrations, ean: 9780892368570, isbn: 0892368578,
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As the Roman Empire expanded its African settlements in the early centuries of the common era, thousands of mosaic floor pavements were fashioned to adorn the townhouses and rural estates of the African upper classes. Between the second and sixth cen...
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Martin Hall explains how archaeologists find sites, design an excavation, date finds, and write history. The reader is given an outline of the history of the African continent, from the early hominids to the present. South Africa: David Philip/New Af...
Memorials and Martyrs in Modern Lebanon (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253222305, isbn: 0253222303,
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Lebanese history is often associated with sectarianism and hostility between religious communities, but by examining public memorials and historical accounts Lucia Volk finds evidence for a sustained politics of Muslim and Christian co-existence. Leb...
The Art of Southeast Africa: From the Conru Collection (Hic Sunt Leones series)
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mpn: 240 colour & b&w illustrations, ean: 9788874390014, isbn: 8874390017,
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The art of southern and eastern Africa, unlike the better-known traditions of central and western Africa, has been overlooked until recently. The complex history of the region, marked by the migrations rather than settled kingdoms, and the very natur...
Art History in Africa
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780582643680, isbn: 0582643686,
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This is a pioneering introduction to a subject that is still at an early srage of academic development. It aims to provide the reader with a systematic method for the historical understanding of African art. Professor Vansina considers the medium, te...
Gelede: Art and Female Power among the Yoruba (Traditional Arts of Africa)
By Indiana University Press
ean: 9780253205650, isbn: 0253205654,
"... an exceptionally rich source for all those interested in symbolic, religious or social studies." —Tribus"... an excellent book... fascinating to read." —Research in African Literatures"... a volume that establishes the standards by which fut...
Kuba: Visions of Africa Series
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mpn: 64 colour & 15 b/w illustrations, ean: 9788874394043, isbn: 8874394047,
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The latest volume in the Visions of Africa series explores the intriguing sculpture and decorative art of the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Best known for their king figures (ndop), considered among the greatest sculptural achievem...
Rock Art in Africa: Mythology and Legend
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mpn: 216 illus, ean: 9782080304445, isbn: 2080304445,
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African Cave Art is the only book of its kind to examine cave art throughout Africa. The paintings and engravings discovered in African caves are amazing works of art that hold clues to understanding the history of humankind. Jean-Loïc Le Quellec of...
Igbo: Visions of Africa Series
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mpn: 60 colour and 18 black-and-white illustr, ean: 9788874396320, isbn: 8874396325,
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Igbo art is famous for its diversity, inventiveness, and aesthetic quality. This wide-ranging survey of art made by the 15 to 20 million Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria focuses on the 20th century but also takes a look at the extraordinary 9th- a...
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