Angaza Afrika: African Art Now. 2008 Fine SC Contemporary African Art Survey. ..

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Angaza Afrika: African Art Now
ISBN:
1868590801
Author:
Spring, Chris
Publisher:
Francolin Publishers
Release Date:
2008
Seller Category:
AFRICAN ART
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 01525
Notes: Fine 9" x 10" softcover in multicolored pictorial gatefold wraps featuring the artwork of several contemporary African artists, first and last endpapers feature details of Owusu-Ankomah's 2006 acrylic painting, "Rising", white lettering to cover and spine, minimal to negligible visible shelf wear, sharp tips, spine undamaged, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. 336 pp. replete with over 350 full-color images of artwork by more than 60 of Africa's most exciting contemporary artists. Includes a Preface by Chris Spring, an Introduction which discusses the tent-makers of Cairo, the fantasy coffins of Teshie, the Tingatinga Cooperative Society, sign-painters, kangas (printed cloths), portrait and studio photography, the Potters of Dakhla and Zanzibar, the urban textiles of Tunisia, blacksmiths, and metalworkers. Also includes a Post-script by Noel Wallace, picture credits, and notes. From the interior flap: "This is the first book on contemporary African art to harness the creative energy pulsating from not only the continent but also from the rich global community that has developed outside it." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.