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Surfaces

£29.99

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Slight wear and marks to edges of dust jacket. Some underlining in pen and small notes in margins on a few pages.

Surfaces is the first book to present a detailed study of what happens to African wood sculpture from its creation to its ritual use and "retirement." The six essays by distinguished African art historians investigate cultural practices associated with surface decoration, the practitioners responsible for the applications, and the reasons for the use of specific materials. For students, museum professionals, and collectors, this book will become an important reference which inspires new appreciations of African art and artistry.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0253352517
ISBN-13:
9780253352514
Number of pages:
523
Publisher:
Indiana University Press

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About this item

Slight wear and marks to edges of dust jacket. Some underlining in pen and small notes in margins on a few pages.

Surfaces is the first book to present a detailed study of what happens to African wood sculpture from its creation to its ritual use and "retirement." The six essays by distinguished African art historians investigate cultural practices associated with surface decoration, the practitioners responsible for the applications, and the reasons for the use of specific materials. For students, museum professionals, and collectors, this book will become an important reference which inspires new appreciations of African art and artistry.

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0253352517
ISBN-13:
9780253352514
Number of pages:
523
Publisher:
Indiana University Press

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