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The Resource Africa, the art of a continent : 100 works of power and beauty, [curated by Tom Phillips]

Africa, the art of a continent : 100 works of power and beauty, [curated by Tom Phillips]

Label
Africa, the art of a continent : 100 works of power and beauty
Title
Africa, the art of a continent
Title remainder
100 works of power and beauty
Statement of responsibility
[curated by Tom Phillips]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Preston Blier elucidates the myths surrounding the art of Africa. And an international team of scholars explores the significance of each of the objects reproduced. The volume is rounded off with a selected bibliography
Cataloging source
PUL
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
  • Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin, Germany)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Art, African
Label
Africa, the art of a continent : 100 works of power and beauty, [curated by Tom Phillips]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Oct. 4, 1995-Jan. 21, 1996; the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Mar. 1-May 1, 1996 and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 7-Sept. 29, 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190)
Contents
Introduction / Cornel West -- Why Africa? Why art? / Kwane Anthony Appiah -- Putting northern Africa back into Africa / Ekpo Eyo -- Historical contacts and cultural interaction : sub-Saharan Africa, northern Africa, the Muslim world, and southern Europe, tenth-nineteenth century A.D. / Peter Mark -- Europe, African art, and the uncanny / Henry Louis Gates, jr. -- Enduring myths of Africa art / Suzanne Preston Blier -- Ancient Egypt and Nubia -- Eastern Africa -- Southern Africa -- Central Africa -- Western Africa and the Guinea coast -- Sahel and savanna -- Northern Africa
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780892071715
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39830705
  • (OCoLC)ocm39830705
Label
Africa, the art of a continent : 100 works of power and beauty, [curated by Tom Phillips]
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, Oct. 4, 1995-Jan. 21, 1996; the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Mar. 1-May 1, 1996 and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 7-Sept. 29, 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190)
Contents
Introduction / Cornel West -- Why Africa? Why art? / Kwane Anthony Appiah -- Putting northern Africa back into Africa / Ekpo Eyo -- Historical contacts and cultural interaction : sub-Saharan Africa, northern Africa, the Muslim world, and southern Europe, tenth-nineteenth century A.D. / Peter Mark -- Europe, African art, and the uncanny / Henry Louis Gates, jr. -- Enduring myths of Africa art / Suzanne Preston Blier -- Ancient Egypt and Nubia -- Eastern Africa -- Southern Africa -- Central Africa -- Western Africa and the Guinea coast -- Sahel and savanna -- Northern Africa
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780892071715
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39830705
  • (OCoLC)ocm39830705

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