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Discovering Art History

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Product Number: 306-8
ISBN: 978-08719-2306-6
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Discovering African Art

Eighteen objects, which represent African artists from different times, regions and ethnic groups, challenge common notions, and encourage a re-examination of African art and culture. The objects profiled range from early fifteenth century to the present, and offer a variety of media and techniques.

Each topic details two works, which allows students to compare and contrast representations and ideas from different regions.

Table of Contents:

African Timeline and Map

  1. Traditions: Portraits of Rulers
  2. Signs of Power
  3. Personal Adornment
  4. Religious Icons: Foreign Legacies
  5. Objects of Spirit, Power, and Glory
  6. Memorial Effigies: Remembering the Dead
  7. Conventions and Innovations: Past and Present
  8. Revealing the Unknown
  9. New Media and African Art