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Egyptian Art (World of Art)
Egyptian Art (World of Art)
by Cyril Aldred
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Of the ancient art that has survived from the non-Classical world, that of Egypt makes a unique appeal. In this authoritative and splendidly illustrated guide Cyril Aldred surveys nearly 3000 years of Egyptian art and architecture, concentrating on the... (read more)

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Masks of Black Africa (African Art Art of Illustration)
Masks of Black Africa (African Art Art of Illustration)
by Ladislas Segy
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In this stunning collection, 247 photographs of masks, identified by tribe, place, and ritual use, are featured. Dogon, Senufo, many more.... (read more)

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Seeing Ourselves
Seeing Ourselves
by Christine Eyene
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The Zimbabwe pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale marks a rare breach in the country's cultural invisibility. This volume records this historically significant occasion, with works by Zimbabwe artists such as Tapfuma Gutsa, Calvin Dondo, Berry Bickle and... (read more)

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Rock Art of Africa
Rock Art of Africa
by Jean Loi Le Quellec
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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... (read more)

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Street Graphics Egypt
Street Graphics Egypt
by Barry Dawson
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Thousands of years ago, Egyptians carved a pictorial history of Pharaonic culture on their temples, tombs, and monuments. Representations and interpretations of this ancient culture saturate modern Egypt's tourism industry, from hotel signs and theme... (read more)

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African Designs British Museum Patterns
African Designs British Museum Patterns
by Rebecca Jewell
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A guide to African design. An introduction gives a brief history of African art from the earliest rock paintings to the most recent pottery and basket work, while the patterns illustrate the great diversity of artistic styles from all parts of the... (read more)

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African Art (World of Art)
African Art (World of Art)
by Frank Willett
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-267) and index.... (read more)

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Environment and Object: Recent African Art
Environment and Object: Recent African Art
by Lisa Aronson
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The definition of a new African artist is as broad and diverse as the continent itself; and the stories these artists tell are at once uplifting and devastating, as are their nations' histories. This book focuses on the impact of the environment on... (read more)

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World Art: Africa
World Art: Africa
by Peter Stepan
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This selection of works represents the artistic and aesthetic achievements of numerous cultures throughout the continent of Africa. Each piece appears in a double-page spread with commentary, and a variety of styles, techniques and materials are... (read more)

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Black Africa: Masks, Sculpture & Jewelry
Black Africa: Masks, Sculpture & Jewelry
by Laure Meyer
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This text illustrates the masks, pottery, sculpture, bronze, ivory, statues of ancestors, reliquaries and jewellery of Africa, from both the aesthetic and ethnological viewpoint.... (read more)

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Ethiopian Passages: Contemporary Art from the Diaspora
Ethiopian Passages: Contemporary Art from the Diaspora
by Elizabeth Harney
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In the global arena, African artists have contributed significantly to the inventiveness and creative vitality of the contemporary art world. The impact has been more immediate and pronounced for Western audiences as African artists move into the growing... (read more)

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Africa Adorned
Africa Adorned
by Angela Fisher
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A documentation of the incredible panoply of African jewelry and body adornment, surveying every major tribal style and every material used.... (read more)

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Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt
Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt
by Zahi Hawass
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Despite the multitude of objects and texts that have been discovered, questions about the true role of women in Ancient-Egyptian society still remain. This work draws on material from the author's own excavations and extensive analyses of older evidence... (read more)

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Invention and Tradition: The Art of Southeastern Nigeria
Invention and Tradition: The Art of Southeastern Nigeria
by Herbert Cole
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This book celebrates and explores the sculpture and masks of the many diverse ethnic groups living in Southeastern Nigeria. The peoples of this region-the populous Igbo and a dozen nearby but smaller groups-are famous for their artistic creativity. This... (read more)

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Art from Africa: Long Steps Never Broke a Back
Art from Africa: Long Steps Never Broke a Back
by Pamela Mcclusky
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This strikingly unusual and beautifully illustrated book represents a turning point in African art history. The authors draw on personal memories, interviews, and oral narratives to present twelve "case histories" of objects--or clusters of objects--in... (read more)

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Yoruba: Visions of Africa Series (Visions of Africa)
Yoruba: Visions of Africa Series (Visions of Africa)
by Babatunde Lawal
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Art features prominently in the culture of the Yoruba, a people numbering more than 25 million and subdivided into different kingdoms in Nigeria and adjacent regions. It both enriches life and is used to venerate and influence deities. This new book... (read more)

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African American Art: The Long Struggle
African American Art: The Long Struggle
by Crystal A. Britton
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A visual celebration of African American art from its beginnings in Colonial America up to the present day. From early folk art to contemporary prints, paintings, and sculpture, here is the remarkable fruit of America's black artistic heritage.... (read more)

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African Designs Collected Ed (International Design Library)
African Designs Collected Ed (International Design Library)
by Caren Caraway
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This collected edition combines the three following books, placing designs at the reader's fingertips.... (read more)

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Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art from South Africa
Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art from South Africa
by Frank Herreman
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Liberated Voices brings together an exciting cross-section of paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, and videos created since 1994.... (read more)

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Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa
Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa
by Karen E. Milbourne
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Featuring more than 100 extraordinary works of art from 1800 to the present, Earth Matters reveals how African individuals and communities have visually mediated their most poignant relationships with the land—whether it be to earth as a... (read more)

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