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Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa

£39.99

Product description

Over the course of numerous voyages to the wilds of Africa's Omo Valley, Hans Silvester became fascinated by the beauty of the Surma, Mursi, Hamer and Kurma tribes, who share a taste for body painting and extravagant decorations borrowed from nature. For these people, flesh becomes a raw material on which wonderfully inventive decorative fantasties can be played out. Hans Silvester's astonishing photographs capture these accoutrements to form a parade of African fashion that is as rich as it is ephemeral. This book is an elegy to nature, revealed by the Omo people in all its beauty and extravagance. In excellent condition with no inscriptions, the only flaw is that he lower front corner is bumped.

Item details

Added value:
Excellent, clean condition
Author(s):
Silvester, Hans
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
29.5cm x 25.5cm
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500543585
ISBN-13:
9780500543580
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson

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Over the course of numerous voyages to the wilds of Africa's Omo Valley, Hans Silvester became fascinated by the beauty of the Surma, Mursi, Hamer and Kurma tribes, who share a taste for body painting and extravagant decorations borrowed from nature. For these people, flesh becomes a raw material on which wonderfully inventive decorative fantasties can be played out. Hans Silvester's astonishing photographs capture these accoutrements to form a parade of African fashion that is as rich as it is ephemeral. This book is an elegy to nature, revealed by the Omo people in all its beauty and extravagance. In excellent condition with no inscriptions, the only flaw is that he lower front corner is bumped.

Added value:
Excellent, clean condition
Author(s):
Silvester, Hans
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
29.5cm x 25.5cm
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0500543585
ISBN-13:
9780500543580
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson

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