By Gitti Salami,Monica Blackmun Visona
Offering a wealth of views on African smooth and Modernist paintings from the mid-nineteenth century to the current, this new spouse beneficial properties essays by means of African, ecu, and North American authors who investigate the paintings of person artists in addition to exploring broader subject matters resembling discoveries of latest applied sciences and globalization.
- A pioneering continent-based overview of contemporary artwork and modernity throughout Africa
- Includes unique and formerly unpublished fieldwork-based material
- Features new and intricate theoretical arguments concerning the nature of modernity and Modernism
- Addresses a generally stated hole within the literature on African Art
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A Companion to Modern African Art (Blackwell Companions to Art History) by Gitti Salami,Monica Blackmun Visona