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African Sculptures and Forms
ISBN: HB: 9788874398317, 5 Continents Editions, September 2018
288 pp., 28.5x24 cm , colour illus.
At the turn of the twentieth century, in particular Gauguin, Picasso, Matisse and later the Surrealists, then others right up till the present day, Western artists have drawn on the arts of Africa for inspiration. How can this constant impact ever be...
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£52,00
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Baga Visions of Africa
ISBN: PB: 9788874398201, 5 Continents Editions, September 2018
152 pp., 24.4x16.4 cm , colour illus.
The Baga, along with the Nalu and the Landuma, are a small rice-growing community living along the coast of Guinea, in West Africa. They became famous following the discovery of their extraordinary sculptures by explorers, colonial administrators, et...
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£29,00
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Guri Visions of Africa
ISBN: PB: 9788874397327, 5 Continents Editions, August 2016
160 pp., 24.4x16.4 cm
This is the first book on the Guro, who live in the Ivory Coast in close contact with the neighboring Wan, Baule, Yaure, and Bete. For the Guro, the importance of masks goes well beyond aesthetics; they can be considered emblematic, allowing those wh...
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£27,00
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Mossi Visions of Africa
ISBN: HB: 9788874397006, 5 Continents Editions, August 2015
160 pp., 24.4x16.4 cm
The Mossi people of Burkina Faso have a rich and complex history that is mirrored by the several types and styles of figures and masks they create. The chiefs use political art in the form of royal figures to validate their rule, while those in the s...
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£27,00
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Kota Visions of Africa
ISBN: HB: 9788874396078, 5 Continents Editions, October 2012
160 pp., 24.4x16.4 cm , illus.
This new title in the "Visions of Africa" series offers a deep insight into the art of the Kota people who live in Gabon in the coastal area of western equatorial Africa. "The Kota" has developed an astonishing creativity in their representations of...
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