Condition: Near Fine; Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The ibeji were produced for mourning parents; the range of expressions achieved by Yoruba carvers is extraordinary, as shown in this book.
About the Author: John Pemberton III is the Crosby Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at Amherst College. He is the coauthor of Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought, Yoruba Art and Aesthetics, Yoruba Sacred Kingship, and Insight and Artistry in African Divination. He lives in Pelham, Massachusetts. John Picton is a reader in African art at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London. He is the coauthor of El Anatsui: A Sculpted History of Africa. Lamidi O. Fakeye is a son of the House of Inurin in Ila-Orangun, Nigeria, a house famous for its carvers throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. George Chemeche is an artist whose work is in many museums, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, and the Birmingham Museum of Art. He lives in New York City.
Title: IBEJI : THE CULT OF YORUBA TWINS
Publisher: 5 Continents Editions
Book Condition: Like New
Book Description Milan: 5 Continents, 2003. 228x279mm. 324pp. with 280 colour and 44 b/w ills, 4 maps. Hbk. very good in lightly worn dustwrapper. The c.600 ibeji figures illustrated are among the most beautiful and rare carvings of their genre, chosen from museums and private collections throughout the world. Most pieces are published for the first time. Bookseller Inventory # 90
Book Description Milan, 5-Continents Editions, 2003. 335 S. mit zahlr. Abb. Sprache: Englisch Quer-4°, Orig.-Leinen mit ill. Orig.-Schutzumschlag. Bookseller Inventory # 29885
Book Description 5 Continents Editions 2006-11-21, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 8874390602. Bookseller Inventory # 685236
Book Description 5 Continents Editions, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P028874390602
Book Description 5 Continents Editions, Milan, Italy, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. 335 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has some edgewear. A well illustrated look at the artistry of the Yoruba figurativre carvings, and a look into the world and thoughts of their carvers. Shows close to 600 carvings. Very heavy book. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory # ARTS0629
Book Description 5 Continents Editions, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P118874390602
Book Description Five Continents Editions, 1999. Book Condition: Good. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2484727
Book Description 5 Continents Editions. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 8874390602 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1768088
Book Description 5 Continents Editions. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 8874390602 Like New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # LN6.1768088
Book Description 5 Continents Editions, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX8874390602