A Companion to Modern African Art

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A Companion to Modern African Art

A Companion to Modern African Art by Gitti Salami, Monica Blackmun Visona
2013 | ISBN: 1444338374 | English | 648 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

Offering a wealth of perspectives on African modern and Modernist art from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, this new Companion features essays by African, European, and North American authors who assess the work of individual artists as well as exploring broader themes such as discoveries of new technologies and globalization.

A pioneering continent-based assessment of modern art and modernity across Africa
Includes original and previously unpublished fieldwork-based material
Features new and complex theoretical arguments about the nature of modernity and Modernism
Addresses a widely acknowledged gap in the literature on African Art