African Canvas: The Art of West African Women

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Random House Incorporated, 1990 - Art - 204 pages
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Over a period of three years' travel, acclaimed photojournalist Margaret Courtney-Clarke has documented the artifacts and traditional art of West African women, particularly their brilliantly colored and dynamic wall painting. "The beauty of African Canvas takes the breath away".--The New York Times Book Review. 181 color photographs.

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This book is by no means a scholarly treatise but rather a beautiful pictorial survey of many of the traditions of architectural decoration created by women in various regions of West Africa. Courtney ... Read full review

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FOREWORD Maya Angelou
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INTRODUCTION
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COMPOUND
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