Through African eyes : the European in African art, 1500 to present (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Through African eyes : the European in African art, 1500 to present

Author: Veit Arlt; Nii O Quarcoopome; Detroit Institute of Arts; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; et al
Publisher: Detroit : Detroit Institute of Arts, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on historical changes as they are articulated in African visual arts. Presented as a series of case studies, Through African Eyes addresses the arts and experiences of a representative group  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veit Arlt; Nii O Quarcoopome; Detroit Institute of Arts; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; et al
ISBN: 0895581639 9780895581631
OCLC Number: 763132076
Notes: This catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition Through African Eyes: The European in African Art, 1500 to Present, Detroit Institute of Arts, April 11-August 8, 2010, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, September 25, 2010-January 9, 2011
Iwebo and the white men in Benin / Barbara W. Blackmun. The introduction of European icons in the lower Congo and northern Angola / Niangi Batulukisi. Dancing on the knife of power: comedy, narcissism, and subversion in the portrayals of Europeans and Americans by central Africans / Z.S. Strother. Photography, European emblems, and statecraft in Manya Krobo (Ghana) about 1860-1939 / Veit Arlt and Nii O. Quarcoopome. Balancing power and parody: European hats in Ewe visual culture, 1850-1950 / Nii O. Quarcoopome. Through the lenses of African photographers: depicting foreigners and new ways of life, 1870-1950 / Christraud M. Geary. European carpentry and patronage and the origins of twentieth-century Ewe ivories / Nii O. Quarcoopome. Mandela rides a casspir: mockery, mimicry, wire toys, and war machines during apartheid / John Peffer. Haircuts, celebrity portraits, and stardom: Americanism and youth art in Ghana's inner cities / Nii O. Quarcoopome
Description: 295 s. : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Iwebo and the white men in Benin / Barbara W. Blackmun --
The introduction of European icons in the lower Congo and northern Angola / Niangi Batulukisi --
Dancing on the knife of power: comedy, narcissism, and subversion in the portrayals of Europeans and Americans by central Africans / Z.S. Strother --
Photography, European emblems, and statecraft in Manya Krobo (Ghana) about 1860-1939 / Veit Arlt and Nii O. Quarcoopome --
Balancing power and parody: European hats in Ewe visual culture, 1850-1950 / Nii O. Quarcoopome --
Through the lenses of African photographers: depicting foreigners and new ways of life, 1870-1950 / Christraud M. Geary --
European carpentry and patronage and the origins of twentieth-century Ewe ivories / Nii O. Quarcoopome --
Mandela rides a casspir: mockery, mimicry, wire toys, and war machines during apartheid / John Peffer --
Haircuts, celebrity portraits, and stardom: Americanism and youth art in Ghana's inner cities / Nii O. Quarcoopome.
Responsibility: edited by Nii O. Quarcoopome ; essays by Veit Arlt ... [et al.]

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