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Kifwebe mask, Songe people, Democratic Republic of Congo
Kifwebe mask, Songe people, Democratic Republic of Congo
€ 32,000.00
Facial Kwele mask with horns, Gabon
Facial Kwele mask with horns, Gabon
€ 150,000.00
Female Kifwebe mask, Songye, Democratic Republic of Congo
Female Kifwebe mask, Songye, Democratic Republic of Congo
€ 12,000.00
African Art on the Internet
 
 
 
15th Triennial Symposium on African Art, Arts Council of the African Studies Association, 2011, Wednesday, March 23 - Saturday, March 26, 2011, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
http://www.acasaonline.org/conf_next.htm
Addis Art - Ethiopian Art and Artists Page
Contemporary Ethiopian art and artists - paintings, sculptures and digital art work by students and professionals from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. University instructor, Getahun Assefa's paintings, drawings, sculpture, digital art. Also work by his brother, Tesfaye Assefa. Based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. [KF] http://www.addisart.com/
Addis Art - Nouveau Art from Ethiopia
Artists include Shiferaw Girma and Lulseged Retta. Photographs of each artist's work, a biography, and video. Founded by Mesai Haileleul. [KF] http://www.addis-art.com/
Adire African Textiles - Duncan Clarke
History, background, and photographs of adire, adinkra, kente, bogolan, Yoruba aso-oke, akwete, ewe, kuba, and nupe textiles. The symbolism of images is often provided. One can purchase textiles as well. Clarke's Ph.D. dissertation (School of Oriental and African Studies) is on Yoruba men's weaving. See also the Adire African Textiles blog. Based in London. http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/
Afewerk Tekle
"Ethiopia’s leading artist." Biography, his paintings, sculptures, mosaics, murals, art in the artist's home. Afewerk created the stained-glass windows at the entrance of Africa Hall, headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. "In 1964, he became the first winner of the Haile Selassie I prize for Fine Arts." "In 2000, he was one of the few chosen World Laureates by the council of the ABI on the occasion of the 27th
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Image Masterpieces from Central Africa: The Tervuren Museum
 
VERSWIJVER Gustaaf, Els De Palmenaer, Viviane Baeke, Anne-Marie Bouttiaux-Ndiaye, Alain Nicolas
 
Masterpieces from Central Africa: The Tervuren Museum
 
Détails sur le produit: Relié: 200 pages - Editeur: Prestel; Édition: illustrated edition (17 october 1996) - Collection: African, Asian & Oceanic Art - Langue: Anglais - ISBN-10: 3791316834 - ISBN-13: 978-3791316833
Descrizione libro: Prestel 1996. Mint in publishers cloth in like dustjacket. 200 pp. Illustrated throughout principally in full colour. 1st edition of excellent title. Published to coincide with a major exhibition across North America and Europe, this book describes and illustrates 125 of the finest objects in the Tervuren Museum collection. The objects come from a number of countries including Zaire and Angola, and very few have been exhibited before. The museum was founded in 1897 by King Leopold II of Belgium as a "window on Central Africa" for the Belgian people. An exhibition to commemorate its centenary is being staged from 1996 to 1998 in Ottawa, Washington DC, San Francisco, Chicago, and many other venues across North America and
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Image Headdresses - Collections of Royal Museum for Central Africa
VAN BOCKHAVEN Vicky - GRYSEELS Guido
 
Headdresses - Collections of Royal Museum for Central Africa
 
Descrizione libro: Brossura illustrata, pagg. 112, cm 16x18, ill. c.a 100 col e b/n - Casa editrice: Royal museum for central Africa 2006 - Data di pubblicazione: 2006 - Tervuren, Royal Museum dal 19/12/2006 al 30/09/2007 - Lingua: Inglese - ISBN: 9075894910 - ISBN-13: 9789075894912
 
Note Libraio: Paperback, colour & b/w ill. The Royal Museum for Central Africa enjoys international renown in the scientific world thanks to its exceptional collections, although only less than 5 per cent of these vast collections can be seen in the public galleries of the Museum. Second volume of the series of publications, 'Collections of the RMCA', this book offers everyone the pleasure of admiring the collections kept in the reserves of the Museum by presenting a selection of remarkable specimens of headdresses. Richly illustrated, this book reveals the sumptuous forms, materials and colours of these headdresses, while offering insight into the conservation work and research carried out at the
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Image Animals in African Art: From the Familiar to the Marvelous
ROBERTS F. Allen
 
Animals in African Art: From the Familiar to the Marvelous
 
Détails sur le produit:
Relié: 192 pages - Editeur: Prestel (1995) - Collection: African, Asian & Oceanic Art - Langue: Anglais 
ISBN-10: 3791314556 - ISBN-13: 978-3791314556
 
Descrizione libro: 
From the Familiar to the Marvelous. With a foreword by James Fernandez. New York: The Museum for African Art & Prestel, Munich 1995, 30.0 x 23.0cms, 192pp, colour illusts, very good+ paperback (exhibition catalogue) This book explores 125 Western & Central African representations of animals in various media and of exceptional aethetic quality. Roberts argues that they are useful metaphors for people's predicaments and mirror human
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Image Art and Power in the Central African Savanna
PETRIDIS Constantine
Art and Power in the Central African Savanna: Luba - Songye - Chokwe - Luluwa
 
Détails sur le produit: Relié: 160 pages - Editeur: MercatorFonds (29 septembre 2008) 
Langue: Anglais - ISBN-10: 9061538300 - ISBN-13: 978-9061538301
 
Note Libraio 
Hardback with jacket, 120 illustrations, 100 in colour. Revealing the powers immanent in works that the West long regarded only as exotic or abstract, Constantine Petridis looks beneath the surface of the arts of the Luba, Songye, Chokwe and Luluwa peoples to find, literally embedded in sculpture, the forces that enable the spirit world to intervene in daily life. Ritual use of these objects is expected to ensure a healthy birth, successful hunt, or triumph over an enemy. Analysis of the scholarly record illuminates the changing visions of leadership and prestige that fostered the development of the majestic, elaborate figure styles long prized in the
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Image FANG
FALGAYRETTES-LEVEAU Christiane, C.&P. LABURTHE-TOLRA, TESSMANN Günter
 
FANG
 
Détails sur le produit:
 
Broché: 324 pages - Editeur: Editions Dapper (2001) - Collection: Publication - Langue: Français - ISBN-10: 2906067369 - ISBN-13: 978-2906067369
FALGAYRETTES-LEVEAU Christiane, C.&P. LABURTHE-TOLRA, TESSMANN Günter 
FANG
Descriptions du produit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Descriptions du produit:
 
 
 
Musee Dapper, Paris, 2001. Softcover. 12.5" x 9.25". 324 pages. 90 colour and 81 black & white photographs.47 line drawings. 8 plans. 2 maps. Includes extract from Tessman's "Die Pangwe." Text: French. Originally published in 1991 in conjunction with an exhibition with an exhibition at the Musee Dapper.
 
Très beau catalogue réalisé à l'occasion de l'exposition FANG de 1991 au musée Dapper à Paris. Ce livre reproduit une importante collection de "Byeri"(figures de reliquaire Fang) et quelques masques et objets de la même ethnie. Le texte est en grande partie consacré à l'ouvrage de Günter TESSMANN "Die Pangwe" (les pahouins) édité en 1913. "Die Pangwe" document ethnologique, véritable encyclopédie sur la vie des Ethnies dites "Fang", a été rédigé à la suite d'une expédition de plus de 2 ans (1907-1909) aux limites du Cameroun, de la Guinée équatoriale et du Gabon, il est reproduit
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Image DOGON
FALGAYRETTES-LEVEAU Christiane, ROUSSIN Michel, DIETERLEN Germaine, PAUDRAT Jean-Louis, BOUJU Jacky, LAUDE Jean, LEVEAU Michel
 
DOGON
 
Détails sur le produit:
Broché: 286 pages - Editeur: Dapper (31 janvier 2002) - Langue: Français 
ISBN-10: 2906067296 - ISBN-13: 978-2906067295
 
Descrizione libro: Musee Dapper Paris, 2002. 319x233mm. 286 pp. 164 ills, 114 in colour. Maps. Biblio. French text. Hardback, fine in fine dustwrapper. Catalogue accompanying a major exhibition of Dogon art. With essays by various scholars on Dogon culture and mythology, and studies of the sculptures from anthropological and aesthetic perspectives. Includes radiocarbon dating of some sculptures, with surprisingly early results."Grâce à son ample iconographie, le présent ouvrage montre combien les arts dits Dogon et plus particulièrement la statuaire, couvrent des productions plastiques
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Image Rêves de beauté - Sculptures africaines de la collection Blanpain
DE GRUNNE Bernard
 
Rêves de beauté - Sculptures africaines de la collection Blanpain
 
 
Détails sur le produit:
Relié: 166 pages, 28.8 x 24 cm - 95 colour plates, 3 stylistic maps, bibliografie.
Editeur: Cinq Continents - Milano (28 octobre 2005) 
Collection: ARTS 1ERS - Langue: Français 
ISBN-10: 887439280X - ISBN-13:
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Image NIGERIA IN COSTUME
DANFORD John - W.L. Stewart
NIGERIA IN COSTUME
 
Descrizione: The Shell Company of Nigeria Limited, 1960. Hardcover. John Danford (illustratore). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Color painting illustrated. 103p. Fine copy in the original blue cloth. Publisher's deluxe full blue morocco stamped in gilt, minor rubbing of front hinge. Langue: Anglais. John Danford OBE was an artist working for the British Council in Nigeria; the Danford Collection of African Arts and Crafts is a nationally important collection at the University of Birmingham. These 48 full page colour reproductions of his paintings show the costumes, uniforms and ceremonial dress of the diverse peoples of Nigeria; the text describes the significance of the details. With a foreword by the Prime Minister of the Federation of Nigeria Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. Preface by Mr. W L Stewart general manager of the Shell Company of Nigeria Limited with a blindstamp signature. Illustrations include: Benin woman chief in ceremonial dress, Festival dress for the Ekong dance Ibibio, Sir Ademola II Alake of Abeokuta, Base drummer, Ilorin local Administration police band, Mother and child Cameroons, Yoruba girl, Ilorin weaver and more. Unpaginated, navy cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on front board and spine, bright red endpapers. Boards slightly scuffed with mild edgewear; interior clean and crisp with no
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Image ART ROYAL KUBA
CORNET Joseph
 
ART ROYAL KUBA
 
Détails sur le produit:
 
Reliée: 343 pages - 353 b/w & colour illus., maps and figs., index, biblio - Editeur: Edizioni Sipiel Milano, 1982 - Langue: Français - ISBN 10: 8838000069 - ISBN 13: 9788838000065
 
Commento: Tutti gli appassionati di arte africana dovrebbero possedere un libro di tal genere nella propria
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Image Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali
COLLEYN Jean-Paul
Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali
 
Détails sur le produit:
Relié: 224 pages - Editeur: Snoeck-Ducaji & Zoon (avril 2001) - Langue: Anglais 
ISBN-10: 905349359X - ISBN-13: 978-9053493595
 
Book Description:
Snoek-Ducaju & Zoon, Gent, 2001. Softcover. 300x230mm. 263 pages. 234 colour object photographs and 50 black & white field photographs by Catherine de Clippel. Maps. Contributions by Mary Jo Arnoldi, James T. Brink, Rene A. Bravmann, David C. Conrad, Kate Ezra, Barbara E. Frank, Salia Male and Patrick McNaughton. Catalogue of the exhibition organized by the Museum for African Art, New York in cooperation with the Museum Reitberg, Zurich and presented simultaneously in both
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Full text, digitalised by Lies Strijker and presented by the .Centre Aequatoria
Notes on the digitalisation and presentation


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IMPRIMI POTEST
Kanzenze, 12-2-1952
P. Simeon, o.m.f.
Sup. Reg.

IMPRIMATUR
Luabo-Kamina, 30-5-1952
+VICTOR PETRUS KEUPPENS
Vic. Ap. de Lulua


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BANTU PHILOSOPHY
by
The Revd. Father PLACIDE TEMPELS

(Translated into English from "La Philosophie Bantoue" the French Version by Dr. A. Rubbens of Fr. Tempels' original work. The Revd. Colin King, M.A. Translator.)

With a Foreword to the English Edition by Dr Margaret Read, C.B.E.Ph. D.,M.A., formerly Professor of Education and Head of the Department Of Education in Tropical Areas, The

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WHAT IS AFRICAN ART? 

SUPPORT NOTES FOR TEACHER

Learning & Information Department 
Telephone +44 (0)20 7323 8511/8854 
Facsimile +44 (0)20 7323 8855 
education@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk 
Great Russell Street 
London WC1B 3DG 
Switchboard +44 (0)20 7323 8000 
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk 
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Image Dogon

DOGON ART

 

 

 

Dominating from the XIVth century the Bandiagra's cliffs, in Malia, DOGON initiated

a very old artistic production. Line and  shape's style is the main criterion to show power

of rites organising their society. Each work is a deep representation of cosmogony structuring

daily life.

 

A single cosmogony

 

As a patriarcal society, all professions have a ritual meaning according to God Amma and

his eight ancestors. DOGON

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Art contemporain africain


L’Art contemporain africain est très dynamique. Il s'inspire aussi bien des traditions du continent que, et c'est de plus en plus le cas, des réalités urbaines contemporaines d'une Afrique en mutation, qui se cherche encore une identité. Les techniques et les supports sont variés, allant de la simple peinture aux installations avec projection vidéo, en passant par des sculptures faites en matériaux de récupération...
En 1989, l'exposition « Les magiciens de la terre » (Centre Pompidou, 1989) présentait des œuvres d'art africain contemporain (d'artistes vivants) pour la première fois en Europe, mode de monstration mettant en valeur un certain primitiviste et exotique. En 2005, l’exposition « Africa Remix » qui a été présentée en Allemagne, en Angleterre, en France et au Japon peut être considérée comme la première à présenter un panorama important de l'art contemporain spécifiquement africain, montrant surtout la richesse de l'art africain sub-saharien. Mais l'Afrique elle-même s'est dotée de centres d'art contemporain, de festivals ou biennales sont régulièrement organisés sur le continent pour mettre en valeur le talent des artistes d'aujourd'hui.

 Quelques artistes

Afrique du Sud

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Wassily Kandinsky

Birth name     Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky
Born     4 December 1866
Moscow
Died     13 December 1944 (aged 77)
Neuilly-sur-Seine
Nationality     Russian

Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Канди́нский, Vasilij Vasil'evič Kandinskij; 4 December [O.S. 4 December] 1866 – 13 December 1944) was a Russian painter, and art theorist. He is regarded as the founder of abstract art and is, moreover, the chief theoretician of this type of painting.Template:Fact quoted from "Kandinsky" by Burkhard Riemschneider  1994 Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH

Born in Moscow, Kandinsky spent his childhood in Odessa. He enrolled at the University of Moscow and chose to study law and economics. Quite successful in his profession—he was offered a professorship (chair of Roman Law) at the University of Dorpat—he started painting studies (life-drawing, sketching and anatomy) at the age of 30.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area. With a billion people (as of 2009, see table) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.8% of the World's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Not counting the disputed territory of Western Sahara, there are 53 countries, including Madagascar and various island groups, associated with the continent.

Africa, particularly central eastern Africa, is widely regarded within the scientific community to be the origin of humans and the Hominidae tree (great apes), as evidenced by the discovery of the earliest hominids and their ancestors, as well as later ones that have been dated to around seven million years ago – including Sahelanthropus tchadensis, Australopithecus africanus, A. afarensis, Homo erectus, H. habilis and H. ergaster – with the earliest Homo sapiens (human) found in Ethiopia being dated to ca. 200,000 years ago.

Africa straddles the equator and encompasses numerous climate areas; it is the only continent to stretch from the northern temperate to southern temperate zones.

Etymology

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Image Paul Klee
Paul Klee

Born     18 December 1879
Münchenbuchsee bei Bern, Switzerland
Died     29 June 1940 (aged 60)
Muralto, Switzerland
Nationality     German/Swiss
Training     Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
Works     more than 10,000 paintings, drawings, and etchings, including The Twittering Machine (1922), Fish Magic (1925), Viaducts Break Ranks (1937).

Paul Klee (18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a Swiss painter of German nationality. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. He was, as well, a student of orientalism. Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually mastered color theory, and wrote extensively about it. His works reflect his dry humor and his sometimes child-like perspective, his personal moods and beliefs, and his musicality. He and his friend, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, both taught at the German Bauhaus school of art and architecture.

Early life and training
“     First of all, the art of living; then as my
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Image Amedeo Modigliani
Amedeo Modigliani

Birth name     Amedeo Modigliani
Born     12 July 1884(1884-07-12)
Livorno, Tuscany
Died     24 January 1920 (aged 35)
Paris, France
Nationality     Italian
Field     Painting
Training     Accademia di Belle Arti, Istituto di Belle Arti
Works     Madame Pompadour
Jeanne Hébuterne in Red Shawl

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was an Italian artist of Jewish heritage, practising both painting and sculpture, who pursued his career for the most part in France. Modigliani was born in Livorno (historically referred to in English as Leghorn), in center-western region Tuscany in Italy and began his artistic studies in Italy before moving to Paris in 1906. Influenced by the artists in his circle of friends and associates, by a range of genres and art movements, and by primitive art, Modigliani's œuvre was nonetheless unique and idiosyncratic. He died in Paris of tubercular meningitis, exacerbated by poverty, overworking, and an
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