Possessions: Indigenous Art, Colonial Culture

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Thames and Hudson, 1999 - Art - 304 pages
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Tribal art has been one of the great inspirations of 20th-century Western art. Europeans such as Picasso, Matisse, Ernst and Brancusi created their own responses to masks, sculpture and other forms of African, Oceanic and American art. But is this a cross-cultural discovery to be celebrated, or just one more example of Western colonial appropriation?

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As the relationships between colonial powers and indigenous peoples are re-evaluated, the profound influence of the art of Africa, Oceania, and the Native Americas on the development of modern Western ... Read full review

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