Art History in Africa / Edition 1

Art History in Africa / Edition 1

by J. Vansina, Jan Vansina
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582643686

ISBN-13: 9780582643680

Pub. Date: 01/01/1989

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a pioneering introduction to a subject that is still at an early srage of academic development. It aims to provide the reader with a systematic method for the historical understanding of African art. Professor Vansina considers the medium, technique, style and meaning of art objects and examines the creative process through which they come into being.

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This is a pioneering introduction to a subject that is still at an early srage of academic development. It aims to provide the reader with a systematic method for the historical understanding of African art. Professor Vansina considers the medium, technique, style and meaning of art objects and examines the creative process through which they come into being. Numerous photographs and drawings illustrate his arguments, and help to explain the changes that have taken place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582643680
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Lexile:
1250L (what's this?)

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