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

By: Thompson, Carol

Price: $18.40

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

Seller ID: 001301

ISBN: 1565841123

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 th... View more info