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Heroic Africans Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures
ISBN: HB: 9780300175844, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 2011
280 pp., 29.2x21.6 cm , 200 colour images, 80 black&white illus.
Over the centuries, artists across sub-Saharan Africa have memorialized eminent figures in their societies using an astonishingly diverse repertoire of naturalistic and abstract sculptural idioms. The arrival of Europeans as traders, then as colonize...