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Heroic Africans : legendary leaders, iconic sculptures

Autor: Alisa LaGamma; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Rietberg.
Editora: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : distributed by Yale University Press, 2011.
Séries: Metropolitan Museum of Art publications
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Over the centuries, artists across sub-Saharan Africa have memorialized eminent figures in their societies using an astonishingly diverse repertoire of naturalistic and abstract sculptural idioms. Adopting complex aesthetic fromulations, they idealized their subjects but also added specific details--such as emblems of rank, scarification patterns, and elaborate coiffures--in order to evoke the individuals  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Ausstellung
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Tipo de Material: Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Alisa LaGamma; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Rietberg.
ISBN: 9781588394323 1588394328 9780300175844 0300175841
Número OCLC: 711045520
Notas: Issued in connection with an exhibition held Sept. 20, 2011-Jan. 29, 2012, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and at the Rietberg Museum, Zürich, at later dates.
Descrição: xi, 298 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Conteúdos: Visual poems in praise of an ever-present past: Ife terracottas --
Pageantry and ritual: the Akan --
Dancing figures and effigy thrones: Grassfield chiefdoms --
The golden age of Shyáám and beyond: the Kuba --
Of hunter princes and cherished maidens: the Chokwe and Luluwa --
Sublime chiefs and the persistence of memory: the Hemba.
Título da Série: Metropolitan Museum of Art publications
Responsabilidade: Alisa LaGamma.

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Challenging conventional understanding of key masterpieces of African sculpture, this important book acknowledges the eminent figures who inspired the works and the cultural values that informed them  Ler mais...

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