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Contemporary African Art (World of Art)

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Publisher Comments:

An associate professor of art history from Emory University offers a critical history of African art, examining major themes and accomplishments of the past 50 years. 170 illustrations, 70 in color.

Synopsis:

An examination of the major themes and accomplishments in African art since the middle of the 20th century. It seeks to achieve a balance between the critical re-examination of frequently-discussed artists, groups and workshops and the introduction of less-publicized or more recent material.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-217) and index.

Table of Contents

New genres: inventing African popular culture — Transforming the workshop — Patrons and mediators — Art and commodity — The African artist: shifting identities in the postcolonial world — The idea of a national culture: decolonizing African art — Migration and displacement.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500203286
Author:
Kasfir, Sidney Littlefield
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Kasfir, Sidney Littlefield
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
African
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Art, african
Subject:
History - African
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Art, African - 20th century
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
no. HCFA
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.28x5.96x.58 in. .98 lbs.

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