African ‘Primitives’

G.W. Sannes

– function & form in african masks & figures –

“… But not many people realize that virtually all African art has a definite function and significance, and that, to Africans, art is the visual representation of the invisible and transcendental. This is especially true of masks and figures. The link between man and the supernatural is the basis for their inspiration; without some knowledge of their cultural background and of African cults and rituals we cannot properly understand them. …”

Contents:
Preface
Function and form in African masks and figures
Masks and figures
Sources of works illustrated
Bibliography
Museums with collectins of African art
Index
Map of Africa, showing tribes mentioned


Kenmerken

ISBN

571088368

Uitgever

Faber and Faber

Uitgave

1970

Oorspronkelijk

Afrikaanse Primitieven 1968

Artikelnummer: 5994 Categorie:
Talen Engels
Landen Afrika divers

Beschrijving

26x19cm, hardcover, met stofomslag, 113 blz, in goede staat (geschreven naam op schutblad)

7.95

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