2 edition of Art of West Africa found in the catalog.
Art of West Africa
by Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana in Accra
Written in English
|LC Classifications||N7398 .N57|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||74153838|
Reviews a curriculum resource unit entitled "Life Expressions: West African Art in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum," produced by the museum and adaptable to any grade level. The unit depicts art in its cultural context and allows students to take in information in their preferred learning style. (MDM). Africa was the core of the ancient supercontinent Pangaea, and comprises some of the oldest and most extraordinary geology on planet Earth. This detailed and colourful book features 44 of the continent's most spectacular and interesting 'geosites', from Table Mountain.
West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6,, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants (). All content | West Africa From the terra cotta sculptures of Djenné to the contemporary art of Yinka Shonibare. Benin Art: Patrons, Artists and Current Controversies.
The horse in West African history: the role of the horse in the societies of pre-colonial West Africa. Originally published by Oxford University Press in (Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, )--See also: E-book; Law, Robin. The slave coast of West Africa / the impact of the Atlantic slave trade on an African society. Get this from a library! The Mande blacksmiths: knowledge, power, and art in West Africa. [Patrick R McNaughton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Patrick R McNaughton. Find more information about: ISBN: X
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Black Images: The Art of West Africa Hardcover – May 1, by Penelope Naylor (Compiler), Lisa Little (Photographer) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Hardcover. Art of West African Kingdoms, The book.
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The sculptures are links between man and the realm of the supernatural, possessing awesome powers of their own." In photogtaphs and poetry this beautiful book leads the reader to a spiritual appreciation of the art of West Africa.
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Villages of West Africa: An Intimate Journey across Time by Steven House & Cathi House. When two award-winning architects begin photographing the vernacular architecture of West Africa, intimate and poetic portraits of the people who build it, inhabit it, give it breath and vitality emerge.
It remains an invaluable resource for students and for anyone interested in African art. illustrations, 88 in color. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device s: The universe of West African children is filled with vivid colors and textures, traditional rhythms, and ancestral voices that echo through generations, via the art of storytelling.
That these narratives have found their way to paper, as illustrated books, assures their transmission to the children of the world. Book Description The Portuguese in West Africa, brings together a collection of documents - all in new English translation - that illustrate aspects of the encounters between the Portuguese and the peoples of North and West Africa in the period from to Reviews: A collection of watercolor paintings, with art by over 40 artists covering two centuries.
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The book is illustrated with hundreds of beautiful photographs and offers access to a world not often visited by outsiders. Equally relevant as an instructional guide and as a profound glimpse into the artistic heritage of Africa, this book adds something fresh and dynamic to the academic study of African s: The arts, rituals, traditions, and values that express the rich cultural heritage of West Africa: architecture, craftsmanship, music, history, mythology, collective.
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Author: Edward Lifschitz; National Museum of African Art (U.S.): Publisher: Washington, D.C.: Published for the National Museum of African Art, by the Smithsonian. African art, the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry.
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In Masks and Figures in Wood the art of West Africa was searched for the influence its styles and techniques have had on the art of Europe. But it was found that the principle of African art is synthesis, and so has nothing to compare with analysis --the aim of European abstract art.The Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators.
Christa Clarke. The rich and diverse artistic heritage of sub-Saharan Africa is presented in forty traditional works in The Met collection. Included are a brief introduction and history of the continent, an explanation of the role of visual expression in Africa, descriptions of the form and function.