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Contemporary African art

Author: Sidney Littlefield Kasfir
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 1999.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Littlefield Kasfir
ISBN: 0500203288 9780500203286
OCLC Number: 48527217
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 21 cm.
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.
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Sidney Littlefield Kasfir.

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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.

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