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Title:African Art; an Introduction
Price:AUD$11.20 (about USD$8.49)
Category:Art & Design
Book ID:SB00-0110181
Publisher:Praeger Publishes, New York, 1975
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Praeger Publishes, 1975, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic

VIII, 9-288 pages, notes, bibliography, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with a few black and white maps, but copious black-and-white photographs and colour photographs throughout the text. Colour photographic front cover, against a black background, with black and white titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the book corners and book panels. Foxing to the text block edges and to the endpapers and internal text. Gift inscription to the top edge of the half title page. " Only in comparatively recent times have the tribal art of sub-Saharan Africa, by universal agreement, taken their place among the great creative achievements of mankind. Their vigour, symbolic strength, and sophisticated abstraction had come to be appreciated not only for their aesthetic and sociological significance; they are also recognised as a crucial influence in development of twenthieth-century Western art." -- from the rear panel blurb. A look at this particular genre of art. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Art -- History and Theory ; Art -- Primitive ; Africa; Art & Design. ISBN: 0275711803. ISBN/EAN: 9780275711801. Inventory No: 0110181.
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