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African Art

Bargna, Ivan

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ISBN 10: 8816690054 / ISBN 13: 9788816690059
Editorial: Jaca Books, 2000
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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1st edition, 2000. Original pictorial dustjacket VG. Black cloth fine. Pages very clean & tight. No inscriptions. Well illustrated, some in colour. 256 pages. A large, heavy book, extra postage costs may apply. Please note that we send overseas orders only via airmail, and charge accordingly. (Good news! Airmail to European destinations is cheaper than by sea). N° de ref. de la librería ABE-15400272958

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Título: African Art

Editorial: Jaca Books

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

The concept of Africa as an entity is a recent and largely artificial idea. Africa is made up of very diverse cultures, tribes, religions, traditions and geographies and it is constantly changing. In this thought provoking study of African art Bargna emphasises the need to connect individual items to ethnographic information with the aesthetic experience. It is important also, not to bring to the study of African art the trappings of the traditional artistic judgements with which Western art is viewed. The rich and varied production of the African continent is viewed and interpreted in terms of its close relationship with the world of the sacred, of myth and of religious ritual practices. The illustrations form a prime feature of the book. There are stunning photographs of masks, sculptures, textiles, ceramics and household and ritual objects which testify to the huge diversity of many different cultures all grouped under a geographical umberella. These, as much as the original approach of the t

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian

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