Arnouville: 1985. 429 pages, 443 b/w and 13 color photographs, 2 maps. Cloth cover, fine condition. Item #4189
This thick volume t surveys the arts of sub-Saharan Africa is a study by the distinguished authority on the arts of the Chokwe is long on both substance and style. The text (in French) concentrates on the arts of western an central Africa--with small sections on eatern and southern Africa--and provides a substantial amount of information on the stylistic characteristics of the major tribal gorups. The photographs--many of which are of previously unpublished objects from private collections--range in quality from fair to very good.