For Spirits and Kings
African Art from the Paul and Ruth Tishman Collection
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $140.00|
| Book Description: |
Africa is enormous--more than three times the size of the continental United States--and the art produced in this vast land reflects its rich and varied culture. Yet African art, perhaps more than any other, is widely misunderstood. Far from being "primitive," it represents a highly developed aesthetic expressed by accomplished professional artists who have complete mastery over their materials and techniques.
The study of African art is in its infancy, and Westerners are...