9 de maio de 2008
Africa Art and Culture - Hans-Joachim Koloss.
Africa Art and Culture.
Masterpieces of African Art Ethnological Museum, Berlin
Hans-Joachim Koloss, (Editor)
a23. 0508. bom estado formato grande 300x240mm. 240pp with 204 ills., 162 in colour, illustrated, bibliography , map. The African collection at Berlin's Ethnological Museum contains masterpieces from different regions of the continent. This volume contains reproductions of masks, ceremonial figures, musical instruments, and objects of everyday life from throughout Africa, along with essays by ethnologists. Text by numerous authors; 240 pp., 162 color and 42 b&w illustrations. 4to. Munich, Berlin, London, New York, Prestel.
One of the leading collections of African art in the world, the African collection at Berlin’s Ethnological Museum contains important masterpieces from many different regions of the continent.
This stunning book includes more than two hundred color and black-and-white reproductions of masks, ceremonial figures, musical instruments, and objects of everyday life from throughout Africa. Among the jewels in the museum are the Ife Collection from Nigeria; rare Benin bronzes; Afro-Portuguese ivories; magical figures from the Lower Congo and a host of East African sculpture and masks that have gained increasing attention in recent years. Essays by leading ethnologists supply important cultural and historical information on each region, as well as fascinating insights into the ways European and African art have traded influences over the centuries.
Hans-Joachim Koloss was curator of the African Collection of Berlin’s Ethnological Museum between 1985 and 2001, during which time he directed the installation of the new permanent display. In addition, Dr. Koloss is renowned for his fieldwork on the Kingdom of Oku in Cameroon. He lives in Berlin, Germany.
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Postado por 2008 às 9.5.08