Helden : ein neuer Blick auf die Kunst Afrikas (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Helden : ein neuer Blick auf die Kunst Afrikas

Author: Alisa LaGamma; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Rietberg.
Publisher: Zürich : Museum Rietberg Zürich : Scheidegger & Spiess, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : GermanView all editions and formats
Summary:
Includes a presentation and critical study of terracotta, wood, and ivory sculptures of rulers and other influential personalities. The collection covers art from eight regions in West and Central Africa, dating from the 12th to the early 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alisa LaGamma; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Museum Rietberg.
ISBN: 9783858813480 3858813486
OCLC Number: 794597505
Notes: Catalog from an exhibition held at Museum Rietberg Zürich, Feb. 26-June 3, 2012; and under title "Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures" held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Sept. 21, 2011-Jan. 29, 2012.
Based on the English edition: "Heroic Africans: legendary leaders, iconic sculptures", New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012.
Description: xii, 307 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 30 cm
Other Titles: Heroic Africans : legendary leaders, iconic sculptures.
Responsibility: Alisa LaGamma.

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Includes a presentation and critical study of terracotta, wood, and ivory sculptures of rulers and other influential personalities. The collection covers art from eight regions in West and Central Africa, dating from the 12th to the early 20th century.

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