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The art of African textiles : technology, tradition, and lurex

Author: John Picton; Rayda Becker; Barbican Art Gallery.
Publisher: London : Barbican Art Gallery : Lund Humphries Publishers, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Art of African Textiles, published to accompany a pioneering Barbican Art Gallery exhibition for the Africa 95 season, examines textile design and manufacture across the African continent, with over 150 illustrations displaying the variety and inventiveness of the cloths produced. The reality of twentieth-century African textiles is as complex and inter-woven as the textiles themselves. This book reveals the new
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Picton, John.
Art of African textiles.
London : Barbican Art Gallery ; Lund Humphries Publishers, ©1995
(OCoLC)605343536
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Picton; Rayda Becker; Barbican Art Gallery.
ISBN: 0853316821 9780853316824
OCLC Number: 34052769
Notes: Published to accompany an exhibition of the same title held at the Barbican Art Gallery, Sept. 21 - Dec. 10, 1995, as part of the Africa 95 season of events.
Description: 140 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Technology, Tradition and Lurex: The Art of Textiles in Africa / John Picton --
The Tapestries of Thies: Woven Images of Negritude / Elizabeth Harney --
Bogolan: From Symbolic Material to National Emblem / Pauline Duponchel --
Aspects of Embroidery in Nigeria / David Heathcote --
Textile Markets in Nigeria: A Diary / Pat Oyelola --
Textile Design in Ghana: Extracts from a Report / Atta Kwami --
The Kanga: An Example of East African Textile Design / Julia Hilger --
Weaving in Madagascar / Simon Peers --
Clothing and Identity in Southern Africa / Rayda Becker --
Southern African Textiles Today: Design, Industry and Collective Enterprise / Jackie Guille.
Other Titles: African textiles
Responsibility: John Picton [with] Rayda Becker [and others].

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Presenting examples of developments in African textile art, and representing all regions and forms of design, this book is a survey of world textiles.  Read more...

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