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Ben Enwonwu : the making of an African modernist

Author: Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2008.
Series: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intellectual biography of a modern African artist and his immense contribution to twentieth-century art history.

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
biografi
Named Person: Ben Enwonwu; Ben Enwonwu; Ben Enwonwu; Ben Enwonwu
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie
ISBN: 9781580462358 1580462359
OCLC Number: 156824761
Description: xxiii, 295 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Portrait of the artist in the shadow of discourse --
Making man: aesthetics and the mythic imagination --
Making meaning: foundations of a personal aesthetic --
Making a life: civil service and professional practice --
Making ideals: the aesthetics of radical politics --
Making peace: sins of the father --
Making history: the cultural politics of African modernity.
Series Title: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora.
Responsibility: Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie.
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Winner, African Studies Association's 2009 Melville J. Herskovits Award. A landmark work. The scholarship is superb. [.] The book is a seminal work that will stimulate numerous dissertations and Read more...

 
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