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Twentieth century art of Africa

Kojo Fosu

Twentieth century art of Africa

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Published by Gaskiya Corporation in Zaria .
Written in English


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StatementKojo Fosu. vol.1.
The Physical Object
Pagination234p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19941470M


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A very-well presented collection of 20th Century African art, including: masks, figures, staffs, house painting, fabrics, paintings, panels, posters, drawings, costumes, clothes and sculptures. The text is consistently interesting and informative, but the real joy of this book is the wonderful quality of the art items depicted.

5/5(1). 20th century art of Africa Paperback – January 1, by Kojo Fosu (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kojo Fosu Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Kojo Fosu. 'Africa Explores' looks at the major themes in African art of the twentieth century. Although contact with the West has been important influence during this period, the research presented here finds that Western things and ideas are only particles in a matrix of preexisting African styles and philosophies.

The artworks are discussed in the context of Africa's past and present, revealing some. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm: Other Titles: Twentieth century art of Africa. Start your review of African Explores: 20th Century African Art.

This is not a traditional book on African Art. It does not have the usual masks and tribal stuff and the author often states what she thinks that is different from the artistic community's usual stance.

There aren't as many pictures per page as with a lot of art books, but /5. This item: Twentieth-Century South Africa (New Edition by William Beinart Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by Book Depository US/5(2).

Twentieth century African art is a vast and fascinating world, yet it continues to be largely unexplored except from a central European, neo-colonialist viewpoint. Africa Explora aims to present a complete and representative view of 20th-century African Art from an African viewpoint that situates the continent’s art and artists in their.

Following in the tradition of Phaidon's "The Art Book", this is an illustrated dictionary which presents in alphabetical order the work of great artists from the 20th century.

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So much of its contents was new and revealing/5(6). The term "Modern African Art" is not an abuse of language. The 20th century has seen, but not properly documented, the birth, development, and maturation of contemporary art in sub-Saharan Africa, an art which was not simply imported in the s but which finds its sources both in colonial realities and in local cultures and civilizations.

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