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  1. Art/Artifact: African Art in Antropology Collections
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  2. Art/Artifact: African Art in Antropology Collections

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Focussing on 160 items, Art/Artifact examines shifting notions of art as opposed to everyday artifact.

Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Brand: Prestel
EAN
9783791308654
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
3791308653
Label
Prestel
Manufacturer
Prestel
MPN
128 colour and 32 b&w illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
196
PartNumber
128 colour and 32 b&w illustrations
PublicationDate
1995-12
Publisher
Prestel
SKU
VI-3791308653
Studio
Prestel
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Hardcover, plain boards with (uninspiring) photographic DJ, 12" x 9.25", 195 pages. 151 objects in color. 32 b/w field photos. 1 mao of Africa showing location of tribes. Full title : Art/ArtifactAfrican art In Anthropology Collections.Int6roduction by Susan Vogel, Text by : Arthur Danto, R.M. Gramly, Mary Lou Hultgren, Enid SSchildkrout, Jeanne Zeidler.Published by The Center For African Art, New york & Prestel Verlag, 1988.

From Vogel's introduction : "Art/Artifact is an exhibition about the ways Western outsiders have regarded African art and material culture over the past century". Featuring art from the Buffalo Museum Of Science, the Hampton University Museu,. the American Museum Of Natural History. The works represented are almost enough to get the book 4-stars, and the Mijikenda Memorial Effigies from Kenya are first rate. A little dated in photos and a little pretentious in text, I eas just deciding between 4 stars or 3-stars, and the binding fell apart on me, which... Read more
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