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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-Loic Le Quellec offers an expert analysis of this primitive art form, supplemented by photographs that capture the originality of prehistoric man's creativity. He divides Africa into four geographical zones: the Sahara, the Horn and East Africa, Southern Africa, and the west and central continent. Each zone is characterized by a unique artistic and representational style, ranging from realism to modern symbolism. The author places the artworks into the context of their discovery by the great explorers and evokes legendary tales to elucidate these enduring traces of prehistory.

Product Details

ISBN:
9782080304445
Subtitle:
Mythology and Legend
Publisher:
Flammarion
Author:
Le Quellec, Jean-Loic
Author:
Jean-Loic Le Quellec
Subject:
African
Subject:
History - Ancient/Classical
Subject:
ART015060
Subject:
Art - General
Publication Date:
20041127
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
216 COLOR and BandW ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
212
Dimensions:
12.52x9.68x1.12 in. 3.93 lbs.

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