In its painting and sculpture since 1920, African art has combined elements from traditional tribal and modern European art. This book traces this development. Concentrating on the period from 1920 to 1965, the author discusses specific style motifs, as well as ways of handling sculptural forms and surfaces, most of which are drawn from older art. He then shows how this substratum has been shaped by the techniques, media, styles and philosophy of the West. A new introduction by the author describes and assesses current trends in African art. The author has, in the past, been the recipient of two Rockefeller Foundation grants in sub-Saharan Africa. He also lectures frequently on African art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Book Description Da Capo Pr, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0306803739
Book Description Da Capo Pr, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 306803739