AFRICAN ART IN DETAIL
Materia: Arte africano / oriental
Ideal as a spur to creative inspiration, this beautiful book offers an alternative view of African art. The book highlights in close-up and brilliant colour the most breathtaking aspects of workmanship, materials and design found in exquisite objects of wood, stone, ivory, ceramic, metalwork, featherwork, leather, basketwork and textiles. The book opens with an introduction asking What is African art? This sets the art, in all its complex layers of form and meaning, within the context of the myriad cultures and environments which make up this vast continent and examines the artistic traditions that created these pieces.