African Sculpture

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In this critical investigation of one of the Caribbean's most distinguished artists, the work of Stanley Greaves is explored to explain his use of Guyanese physical reality and the various visual resources, including traditional African and Amerindian art and contemporary European surrealism, from which his work draws. Retrospective discussions of the different media in which Greaves worked cover sculpture, ceramic, figure paintings, and folk art.

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The Alan Wurtzburger Collection of African Sculpture: Paperback: Literary Licensing, LLC: 9781258688660: 27 Apr 2013

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Initiation Ceremony and African Sculptures: Paperback: Literary Licensing, LLC: 9781258111779: 01 Oct 2011

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This kind of dressing only can be seen in very big festivals. It seems that you can see the world in their hearts through the realistic movements and exquisite designs of the sculptures.

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In 1990 Jacques Chirac, the future president of France and a passionate fan of non-European art, met Jacques Kerchache, a maverick art collector with the lifelong ambition of displaying African sculpture in the holy temple of French culture, the Louvre. Together they began laying plans, and ten years later African fetishes were on view under the same roof as theMona Lisa.

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This book examines the quilts, ceramics, paintings, sculpture, installations, assemblages, daguerreotypes, photography and performance art produced by African American artists over a two hundred year period. The author draws on archaeological discoveries and unpublished archival materials to recover the lost legacies of artists living and working in the United States.

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This catalogue presents 42 works, mainly sculpture, selected from the newly re-installed African collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. A full-page color plate is accompanied by an entry describing the work, its probable origins (many are without any record of their provenance) and use, and a photo of similar sculpture being worn or used in Africa.

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Jonathan Green is a native South Carolinian known for his vivid depiction of the lowcountry Gullah culture that shaped his childhood and his worldview. This volume, based on the 2008 exhibit Jonathan Green: The Artist & The Collector at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, celebrates Green's extraordinary paintings as well as his captivating private collection of African American paintings, sculptures, and fine art prints.

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This educational resource features twenty works by sixteen important African-American artists?including Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Horace Pippin, and Faith Ringgold?all represented in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each painting, drawing, photograph, sculpture, or multimedia work is reproduced in full color with biographical information about the artist, accompanied by a visual analysis and questions for classroom discussion.

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Unveiling for the first time an exceptional group of voodoo sculptures from the West African nations of Benin and Togo, this volume brings together nearly one hundred bocio small fetishistic figurines from the collection of the renowned African primitive art collectors Anne and Jacques Kerchache. Anthropomorphic sculptures made of wood, textile, bone, string, and shell, many of these bocio were used for protection, healing, and to inflict harm on enemies, imbuing them with a meaning that adds to their physical appeal.

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African Sculpture Speaks: Paperback: Literary Licensing, LLC: 9781258219376: 01 Oct 2011

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These African stone sculptures are sculpted by hand by the Shona people of Zimbabwe. The Shona have been hand sculpting stone into works of art for almost a thousand years. The craft is ancient but the style has continually evolved and the sculptures created today are both beautiful and elegant. The contemporary yet eternal shape of these sculptures bring splendor to the home and compliment any decor.

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The power and beauty of traditional African sculpture has influenced 20th century art and design around the world. Found in many museums, its abstract forms, skillful rendering, and deep symbolism has also made it a welcome addition to the homes of private collectors. This new book offers a broad survey of the traditional sculpture that is available in the marketplace.

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Many of this nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have amassed significant collections of American art and founded galleries and museums on their campuses. These collections provide a rich resource for the study of African American art, yet many also possess a diverse array of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art. To Conserve a Legacy documents an outstanding sampling of paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculptures owned by Clark Atlanta University, Fisk University, Hampton University, Howard University, North Carolina Central University, and Tuskegee University.

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In African American Visual Arts Celeste-Marie Bernier introduces readers to the sheer diversity, range, and experimental nature of African American art and artists and considers their relationship to key motifs within black culture and black experience in North America. The book traces the major developments in African American visual culture from its beginnings in the ceramics and textiles of slave artisans to later contributions in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries to the fine arts and abstract expressionism, sculpture, installation art, video art, and computer graphics.

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Long perceived as a side pursuit to his celebrated painting career, Henri Matisse s sculpture receives an overdue critical examination in this book. Beginning in 1906, soon after the artist acquired his first African sculpture, Matisse found inspiration in erotic and ethnographic photography, which had become inexpensively mass-produced thanks to advances in halftone technology.

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Bamana masks and headdresses, Lega ivories, Dogon sculpture, and Benue bronzes are among the many exquisite African artifacts found in the renowned Menil Collection. This stunning book?the first comprehensive catalogue on the de Menils' collection of African art?features 115 of the museum s finest pieces. Dating primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries, these works come from North Africa and the Sahel, Coastal West Africa, and Central and East Africa.

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It has long been known that all forms of art rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one volume accounts of African rock art which were previously scattered in scholarly monographs, journals and travellers tales.

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Many masterpieces of central African sculpture were created to amplify the power of sacred relics that affirm a family s vital connection to its ancestral heritage. This important volume, focusing on some 130 works representing a diverse variety of regional genres, illuminates the purpose and significance of these icons of African art, which first came to prominence because of their appeal to the Western avant-garde.

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I draw on modernism as a vocabulary," Anselm Reyle (b. Tübingen, 1970; lives and works in Berlin) says. For his reliefs, pictures, and sculptures, he uses materials such as PVC film, acrylic, mirrors, or concrete. He experiments with automotive paint, putty, LED lights, and African sculptures. Reyle already engaged with abstraction and formalism when the art market was still clamoring for figurative painting.

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Near Fine in Very Good jacket Hardcover. A handsome book by scholar, collector, and artist Tom Phillips on the brass weights for weighing gold dust made in Ghana. The weights produced offer a fascinating study of their culture, with virtually every animal, bird, fish and object becoming subjects. Bound in grey cloth and in grey pictorial dust jacket.

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Hailed upon its publication as discriminating, erudite, and eclectic, From Lascaux to Brooklyn is now available to readers once again. First published in 1996, the year of Paul Rand s death, the volume embarks on a wonderful journey from the time before graphic design to the author s own studio work and beyond. An excellent companion to Rand s Design, Form, and Chaos, this influential book awakens readers to the lessons of the cave paintings of Lascaux and demonstrates how this learning is later conveyed in artworks ranging from the Tower of Pisa to a Cézanne painting, an African sculpture, or a park in Brooklyn.

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African Sculpture Speaks: Hardback: Literary Licensing, LLC: 9781258217020: 01 Oct 2011

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Including an updated introduction to VMFA's history as well as full-color reproductions of art from the permanent collection, this newly designed, revised, and expanded edition of "Selections from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts" features more than 148 highlights selected by the museum's curators and staff. Spanning more than five thousand years and representing a wide array of world cultures, this volume includes works from the ancient Mediterranean, Byzantine, ancient American, Asian, African, European painting, European sculpture and decorative arts, modern and contemporary art, late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century decorative arts, and American art collections.

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Through 41 masterworks, Mumuye Sculpture from Nigeria reveals some of the most accomplished statues made by this Nigerian tribal group. The Mumuye artists' abstract interpretation of the human body, which recalls that of cubist and expressionist artists, has been immensely appealing to African art enthusiasts. Their anthropomorphic figures demonstrate an astonishing range of variations, testifying to their makers' unbridled creativity and limitless inventiveness.

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Winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award from the Arts Council of the African Studies AssociationThe Benue River Valley is the source of some of the most abstract, dramatic, and inventive sculpture in sub-Saharan Africa. A vast region, the Valley extends from the heart of present-day Nigeria eastward to its border with Cameroon, and is home to a large number of ethnic and linguistic groups, all of whom have produced sculptures that are remarkable for their variety.

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This beautifully written study focuses on the life and public sculpture of Meta Warrick Fuller (18771968), one of the early twentieth century s few African American women artists. To understand Fuller s strategy for negotiating race, history, and visual representation, Renée Ater examines the artist s contributions to three early twentieth-century expositions: the Warwick Tableaux, a set of dioramas for the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition (1907);Emancipation, a freestanding group for the National Emancipation Exposition (1913); andEthiopia, the figure of a single female for the America s Making Exposition (1921).

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Roman Art in the Private Sphere presents an impressive case for the social and art historical importance of the paintings, mosaics, and sculptures that filled the private houses of the Roman elite. The six essays in this volume range from the first century BCE to the fourth century CE, and from the Italian peninsula to the Eastern Empire and North African provinces, treating works of art that belonged to every major Roman housing type: the single-family atrium houses and the insula apartment blocks in Italian cities, the dramatically sited villas of the Campanian coast and countryside, and the palatial mansions of late antique provincial aristocrats.

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These pendulum clocks not only tell time but also depict magnificent bronze and gilded sculptures which more or less relate to time, especially of Greek and Roman mythology, American Indian or African origin, and inhabitants of exotic countries. The author explains the underlying stories and scenes of everyday life in panels which represent the new, post-revolutionary era of the middle class in 19th century France.

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Winner of the Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award from the Arts Council of the African Studies AssociationThe Benue River Valley is the source of some of the most abstract, dramatic, and inventive sculpture in sub-Saharan Africa. A vast region, the Valley extends from the heart of present-day Nigeria eastward to its border with Cameroon, and is home to a large number of ethnic and linguistic groups, all of whom have produced sculptures that are remarkable for their variety.

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Add a touch of safari to home or garden with this piece of nature's artwork right off the African plains! Our Design Toscano exclusive is a stunning, large-scale sculpture that celebrates the strength of this beautiful animal, from its massive head to pointed horns. Our artist cast this piece in quality designer resin before hand-painting it with stunning realism.

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