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South of the Sahara : selected works of African art

Author: Constantijn Petridis
Publisher: [Cleveland] : Cleveland Museum of Art ; [Seattle, WA] : [Distributed by the University of Washington Press], 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Local government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Even before its doors opened to the public in 1916 the Cleveland Museum of Art had begun to collect the art of Africa, and in 2003 reaffirms its commitment with an innovative reinstallation of a gallery of sub-Saharan African art. Enriched with many field photographs and much ethnographical information, this presentation also emphasizes the extraordinary formal invention and spiritual power of the objects. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogue d'art (Descripteur de forme)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Petridis, Constantijn.
South of the Sahara.
[Cleveland] : Cleveland Museum of Art ; [Seattle, WA : Distributed by the University of Washington Press], 2003
(OCoLC)653483738
Material Type: Government publication, Local government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constantijn Petridis
ISBN: 0940717794 9780940717794 094071776X 9780940717763
OCLC Number: 54411638
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
Faces and figures of sub-Saharan Africa --
Map of Africa --
Plates --
Documentation.
Responsibility: Constantine Petridis.

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Presents general observations on the immensely rich and diversified artistic heritage of sub-Saharan Africa. This book examines the relationship between contemporary and so-called traditional African  Read more...

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