The Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art PDF ePub eBook

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The Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art free pdf This beautifully illustrated book showcases 110 objects from the Dallas Museum of Art's world-renowned African collection. In contrast to Western 'art for art's sake', tradition-based African art served as an agent of religion, social stability, or social control. Chosen both for their visual appeal and their compelling histories and cultural significance, the works of art are presented under the themes of leadership and status- the cycle of life- decorative arts- and, influences (imported and exported). Also included in this book are many fascinating photographs that show the context in which these objects were originally used.

About Roslyn Adele Walker

Roslyn Adele Walker is Senior Curator of the Arts of Africa, the Pacific, and the Americas and the Margaret McDermott Curator of African Art at the Dallas Museum of Art.

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Author : Roslyn Adele Walker
Publisher : Yale University Press
Data Published : 01 December 2009
ISBN : 0300138954
EAN : 9780300138955
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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