African Art Portfolio: an Illustrated Introduction Masterpieces from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Centuries/book and Portfolio

By: Thompson, Carol

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How are African masks used? Why are the artists usually not identified when African sculpture is exhibited in the Western museums? These and other intriguing questions are explored in this handsome, full-color portfolio, designed to introduce newcomers to African art and aesthetics. In addition to twenty-four 81/2" x 11" unbound images, the African Art Portfolio comes with a twenty-four-page booklet that includes a brief introduction to African art and four short, well-illustrated essays that provide background information on each image. The essay titles give the portfolios' central themes: "African Art and African Ancestors, " "Art of African Cities and Kingdoms, " "African Masks: Forms and Uses, " and "The Creativity of African Artists. "; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Title: African Art Portfolio: an Illustrated Introduction Masterpieces from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Centuries/book and Portfolio

Author: Thompson, Carol

Illustrator: Illustrated by Photographs

Categories: History,

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., The New Press: 1993

ISBN: 1565841123

ISBN 13: 9781565841123

Binding: Unbound

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 001301

Keywords: ART AFRICAN HISTORY LEADERS MASKS ARTISTS 11TH CENTURY 12TH,