Traditional African Art: An Illustrated Study

Traditional African Art: An Illustrated Study

by Avner Shakarov, Lyubov Senatorova


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786498741
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 06/22/2015
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Avner Shakarov is a researcher and retired mechanical engineer. He studied in West Africa as an independent scholar in the 1960s and has been a collector of African art since 1962. Lyubov Senatorova is an engineer and independent scholar of African history and art.

Table of Contents

About This Book Lyubov Senatorova vii

Preface Avner Shakarov 1

Introduction 3

Ancient Monuments of African Art

Rock Art 9

Ancient Sculpture: Court Art 16

Traditional Art

Western Sudan 26

Guinean Coast 46

Congolese Basin and Adjacent Areas 87

Gabon and Adjacent Areas 88

Democratic Republic of congo and Adjacent Areas 104

East Africa 135

South Africa 142

Conclusion 143

Glossary 145

Bibliography 147

Index 151

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