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The art of Africa : a resource for educators

Author: Christa Clarke; Rebecca Arkenberg; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, ©2006.
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"By focusing on forty works from the Metropolitan's collection, this educator's resource kit presents the rich and diverse artistic heritage of sub-Saharan Africa. Included are a brief introduction and history of the continent, an explanation of the role of visual expression in Africa, descriptions of the form and function of the works, lesson plans, class activities, map, bibliography, and glossary."--Publisher's  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christa Clarke; Rebecca Arkenberg; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0300123124 9780300123128 1588391906 9781588391902
OCLC Number: 213133479
Notes: Accompanied by three posters folded, 1 CD-ROM, 1 DVD ; issued in carrying case 27 x 32 cm
CD-ROM replicates text and images.
DVD "presents highlights of a dozen ci wara performances in Bamana communities in present-day Mali that were recorded by five different observers between 1970 and 2002." (11 min.) -- DVD case.
Description: 216 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm. 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) and 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Responsibility: Christa Clarke ; lesson plans by Rebecca Arkenberg.
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Focusing on forty works from the Metropolitan's collection, this educator's resource kit presents the rich and diverse artistic heritage of sub-Saharan Africa. It includes a brief introduction and  Read more...

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