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

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

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Edition   First printing

Publisher   Seattle University of Washington 2011

ISBN Number    0295989610 / 9780295989617

Seller ID   1157

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.

Art, Museums

Price = 275.00 USD

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