Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display - Custom Hardcover in African Cloth

Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display - Custom Hardcover in African Cloth


Berzock, Kathleen Bickford; Christa Clarke, eds. Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2011, first printing. Hardcover (see below), 22cm by 26cm, viii, 312 pp. Fine, unread copy. Originally issued in wraps, this copy has a custom, one-of-a-kind binding created by Michigan binder Vernon Wiering. It employs a hand-dyed cloth over a brown leather spine with gilt spine titles. The cloth, imported by the non-profit Fabulous African Fabrics (FAF), is from Nairobi, Kenya, ands was created by an organization that provides job training for women who were formally in the sex trade. Representing Africa is the first comprehensive look at African art and how it is utilized and understood by American art museums. First Edition.

Title: Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display - Custom Hardcover in African Cloth

Author: Berzock, Kathleen Bickford; Christa Clarke, eds.

Categories: Africa,

Edition: First printing

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington: 2011

ISBN: 0295989610

ISBN 13: 9780295989617

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 1157

Keywords: Art, Museums