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The Poetics of Cloth: African Textiles/Recent Art by Lynn Gumpert

Accompanying the Grey Art Gallery's exhibition of the same name, The Poetics of Cloth: African Textiles/Recent Art brings some 60 contemporary paintings, sculptures, videos and photographs by artists living in Africa and abroad into dialogue with a selection of mid-twentieth-century and recent African textiles. Artists include El Anatsui, Samuel Cophie, Viyé Diba, Sokari Douglas Camp, Groupe Bogolan Kasobane, Abdoulaye Konaté, Rachid Koraïchi, Atta Kwami, Grace Ndiritu, Nike Okundaye, Owusu-Ankomah, Yinka Shonibare, Malick Sidibé, Nontsikelelo "Lolo" Veleko, Rikki Wemega-Kwawu and Sue Williamson, while texts are by renowned Africanist scholar John Picton, Ghanaian poet Kofi Anyidoho and the Grey Art Gallery's Lynn Gumpert, among others.

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ISBN-13: 9780615220833
Publisher: Grey Art Gallery , New York University
Publication date: 07/31/2009
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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