African Renaissance: Old Forms, New Images in Yoruba Art

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African Renaissance: Old Forms, New images in Yoruba Art describes, analyzes, and interprets the historical and cultural contexts of an African art renaissance using the twentieth- and twenty-first-century transformation of ancient Yoruba artistic heritage. Juxtaposing ancient and contemporary Yoruba art, Okediji defines this art history through the lens of colonialism, an experience that served to both destroy ancient art traditions and revive Yoruba art in the twentieth century. With vivid reproductions of paintings, ...

African Renaissance: Old Forms, New Images in Yoruba Art 2002, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870816819

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