This eloquent, intimate portfolio links full-page, full-color photographs to brief, readable text to unveil the myths and mysteries of African art and the people who created it. Five recurring themes in African art -- the human image, objects for personal and ritual use, ceremonial masks, and animal symbol and image -connect some 50 objects from 22 sub-Saharan cultures. Gold and bronze jewelry, ceremonial objects of carved and gilded wood and bone, terra cotta figures, as well as a sampling of textiles, are illustrated. ...

African Art 2001, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780917046575

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African Art 1997, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780917046377

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