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Traditional African Art

An Illustrated Study

Avner Shakarov (author) Lyubov Shakarov-Senatorova (author)

ISBN: 9780786498741

Publication Date: Jun 2015

Format: Paperback

The art of sub-Saharan Africa reveals the marvelous achievements of tribal artists - their names unknown - over thousands of years. This illustrated study of traditional African art includes pieces from Western Sudan, the Congolese Basin, the Guinea coast, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo and East and South Africa. Each piece is characterized by its own traditions and artistic forms.
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The art of sub-Saharan Africa reveals the marvelous achievements of tribal artists--their names unknown--over thousands of years. Their aesthetic ideal finds form in wood, bone, fabric, bronze and iron. This illustrated study of traditional African art includes pieces from Western Sudan, the Congolese Basin, the Guinea coast, Gabon, Democratic Republic of Congo and East and South Africa. Each piece is characterized by its own traditions and artistic forms. The earliest pieces date from the beginning of the first millennium, the most recent form the early 20th century. Unique and rare examples are documented, many virtually unknown.
Illustrations 113 photographs
Pages 172
Dimensions 254 x 178
Date Published 30 Jun 2015
Publisher McFarland
Subject/s art & design styles  
Avner Shakarov is a retired mechanical engineer. He has been a collector of African art since 1962. He lives in Rego Park, New York, USA. Professional engineer, Lyubov Senatorova lives in Rego Park, New York.

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