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Art of the Senses: African Masterpieces from the Teel Collection.

BLIER, Suzanne Preston (editor).

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ISBN 10: 0878466592 / ISBN 13: 9780878466597
Editorial: MFA Publications,, Boston:, 2004
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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138 color and 9 black and white illustrations. First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 38902

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Título: Art of the Senses: African Masterpieces from...

Editorial: MFA Publications,, Boston:

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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How the "unique" look of African art captured the imagination of artists such as Picasso and Stieglitz is well known. But how do art aficionados today see African objects? And how does our view compare to the way in which these objects were seen in Africa? Presenting the William and Bertha Teel Collection for the first time, this book provides a chance to think about how our vision of such objects is shaped by the "ethnographic," "primitive," or "modern" labels that have been applied in the West, and to compare it to how those same works were viewed in their birthplace. Lavish, full-color illustrations of over 100 choice objects combine forces with essays by leading African art specialists Suzanne Preston Blier, Michael Kan, and Edmund B. Gaither, and object descriptions by the collector himself, to provide a thoughtful and visually stimulating examination of these important African forms--as well as of the dynamic relationship among their creators, their original cultural contexts, and the Western viewing public.

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