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Fragments of the Invisible

Fragments of the Invisible

The René and Odette Delenne Collection of Congo Sculpture

Fragments of the Invisible( )
Editor: Petridis, Constantine
Contribution by: Fromont, Cecile
Grootaers, Jan-Lodewijk
Herreman, Frank
Hersak, Dunja
Nooter Roberts, Mary
Snyder, Colleen
Springer, Samantha
Vanhee, Hein
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:5 Continents
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Fragments of the Invisible celebrates the acquisition by the Cleveland Museum of Art in 2010 of 35 stellar works of 19th- and 20th-century Congolese art from the collection of René and Odette Delenne of Brussels. The book, which accompanies an exhibition at the museum, explores the fragmentary nature of African works in Western collections and sheds light on how, in their original settings, many works connected with the invisible world of spirits and deities. Many of the objects...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / African
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 12 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.7 Pounds

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