African sculpture speaks

  • 338 Pages
  • 3.23 MB
  • English
Farrat, Strauss & Giraux Inc , New York
Statementby Ladislas Segy.
The Physical Object
Pagination338p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21176353M

The book has two main sections: parts one through three, which speak of African art in general, and part four, which deals with the styles of specific regions.

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Historian and collector Ladislas Segy approaches African art from /5(5). African Sculpture Speaks is now in its fourth edition. A systematic style guide analyzes the characteristic features of the different styles of tribal sculpture, and a special chapter for the collector tells how to buy and care for African art.

Segy also discusses the styles of the main sculpture-producing tribes in East and South Africa.5/5(2). A beautifully executed art book, in which the author gives a general view of the African world picture, demonstrates its connection with African sculpture, and considers the sculpture ethnologically, psychologically, and aesthetically.

Art is both an expression of religion and indeed an active element in religious and social observances (for example, the masks of initiation ceremonies), and an. The first full appraisal of African art published in the United States, African Sculpture Speaks describes and illustrates the sculpted works of more than West African tribes.

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}Historian and collector Ladislas Segy approaches African art from several different but interrelated perspectives, considering sculptures first as products of a distinct African culture, then as high-quality works.

African Sculpture Speaks 4th Ed. Ladislas Segy SIGNED. Condition is Good. pages. Fourth edition enlarged first paper back printing large soft cover pages illustrated. Crease on front cover bottom right hand Rating: % positive. If you need one book on African art for your library, this is the one.

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Get this from a library. African sculpture speaks. [Ladislas Segy] -- Contains descriptions and photographs of over West African sculptures, looking at them both as products of their culture, and as works of art; and discusses the magico-religious beliefs from.

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Sagy was one of the best experts on African art and a very prominent collector. He died quite a while ago but is stil.

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All. African art, the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry.

For more general explorations of media, see individual media articles (e.g., painting, sculpture, pottery, and textile).For a discussion of the characteristics, functions, and forms of masks, see mask.

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