Author:Meier, Prita; Raymond Silverman; Andrew W. Gurstelle

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African Art and the Shape of Time

By: Meier, Prita; Raymond Silverman; Andrew W. Gurstelle

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, UMMA Books, University of Michigan Museum of Art: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3141

Condition: Fine


Wraps with French flaps, 16.5 by 25.3 cm, 67 pp., heavily illus. in color. Fine. An exhibition catalog that “explores how African art gives material form to diverse concepts of temporality, history and memory. African art is often interpreted in Western analytical frameworks as expressions of timeless myths and rituals, interrupted only by the colonial encounter. African Art and the Shape of Time complicates such conventional views by considering diverse modes for reckoning time and its philosophical, social, and religious significance. The exhibition includes 30 works […] organized a... View more info