Contemporary art in Africa. by Ulli Beier

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Published by F. A. Praeger in New York .

Written in English

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  • Art, African -- 20th century.

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LC ClassificationsN7380 .B38 1968b
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p.
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5611338M
LC Control Number68019132

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Contemporary art in Africa Hardcover – January 1, by Ulli Beier (Author)Cited by: Contemporary Art of Africa Hardcover – April 1, by Andre Magnin (Editor), Jacques Soulillou (Editor)Author: Jacques Soulillou. Contemporary arts in Africa narrates the story of visual art in Africa in such a manner that every stake holder of the arts of Africa in contemporary times has something to benefit from it.

It represents the relatedness of various art traditions in various media to debunk the hypothesis that art in Africa is a replay of what Euro America are doing. Its outrageously difficult to find information in English about African modern art: going on the book sales search engine Abebooks, one can find no books dedicated to Skunder Boghossian, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Uche Okeke, or Twins Seven-Seven - only catalogues of Ben Enwonwu (the artist whose works are traded for the most absurd prices on the Nigerian market) and, /5.

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ulli Beier. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Download the Book:Contemporary Art Of Africa PDF For Free, Preface: "Transatlantic Dialogue" opens an exciting cultural dialogue at the crossroads where.

Contemporary Art is, by its very nature, fluid, self-motivated and resists classification. Contemporary African Art particularly cannot be generalized and reduced to a singular concept simply by the fact that there are many art scenes happening all over Africa and each is fuelled by its own contextual parameters.

Contemporary African Art. About A general category for post work by artists from Africa. Contemporary African artists who grew up in the s and '70s experienced a period of substantial change and upheaval, as many African nations declared independence from their colonial rulers.

Drawing on these histories and looking at life in. Contemporary art in Africa. New York, F.A. Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ulli Beier. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations (some color) 26 cm: Reviews.

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