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Heroic Africans : legendary leaders, iconic sculptures

著者: Alisa LaGamma; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Rietberg.
出版商: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : distributed by Yale University Press, 2011.
丛书: Metropolitan Museum of Art publications
版本/格式:   Print book : 英语查看所有的版本和格式
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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  再读一些...
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所有的著者/提供者: Alisa LaGamma; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Rietberg.
ISBN: 9781588394323 1588394328 9780300175844 0300175841
OCLC号码: 711045520
注意: 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.
描述: xi, 298 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
内容: 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.
丛书名: Metropolitan Museum of Art publications
责任: 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  再读一些...

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Winner of the Prix International du Livre d'Art Tribal English edition of 2012. Prix International du Livre d'Art Tribal

 
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