African Art (World of Art)

African Art (World of Art)

by Frank Willett (Author)

Synopsis

The art of the Fang, the BaTeke, the BaKota and other African peoples is extremely vigorous and shows a brilliant sense of form. The substantial aesthetic impact their works had upon the development of 20th-century Western art - on Picasso, Derain, Braque and Modigliani, among others - continues to this day. This survey reveals the astonishing variety and expressive power of a continent that contains more distinct peoples and cultures than any other. The revised edition incorporates new research and modern place names, as well as extended and updated references.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Published: 24 Jan 1994

ISBN 10: 0500202672
ISBN 13: 9780500202678