Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas: Selected Readings

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Janet Catherine Berlo, Lee Anne Wilson
Prentice Hall, 1993 - Art - 392 pages
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This collection of 24 recent, in-depth articles by noted international, ethnographic art historians and anthropologists is divided into six topical sections--Aesthetic Systems, The Artist as Individual, Art and Social Structure, Passages, Shelter as Symbol, and Continuity and Change in Fourth World Arts-- each with its own introductory essay. The authors careful editing provides a well-balanced selection of artistic traditions from sub-Saharan Africa, the South Pacific, and the Native New World that covers a full spectrum of media from historical tradition to contemporary performance arts.

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Contents

PART
1
An Aesthetic of the Cool
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Underlying Structures
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