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Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas : Selected Readings - 93 edition

Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas : Selected Readings (ISBN10: 0137562306; ISBN13: 9780137562305)
ISBN13: 978-0137562305
ISBN10: 0137562306

Summary: 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. Each article is profusely illustrated, often with original field photographs and/or museum objects. Each introductory essay includes a supplemental bibliography of related current readings. The coverage focuses on artistic traditions of bothwomen and men.
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Summary: 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. Each article is profusely illustrated, often with original field photographs and/or museum objects. Each introductory essay includes a supplemental bibliography of related current readings. The coverage focuses on artistic traditions of bothwomen and men. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 1993
International: No

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