Black Africa: Masks, Sculpture, Jewelry

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Terrail, 2007 - Art - 255 pages
Masks, pottery, bronze, ivory, gold, statues of ancestors, reliquaries, and jewelry all express the influence of myths on the daily life and inventive genius of more than 60 ethnic groups. This book covers each subject in turn, is magnificently illustrated in color, and examines the entire range of black African art from aesthetic and ethnological points of view.

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The Northern Hemisphere has long looked at the art of the Southern Hemisphere and equatorial regions as a collection of curios or travel trophies illustrating the essentially barbarous nature of its ... Read full review

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