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AFRICAN_JOURNEY
$ 17.95
TITLE: AFRICAN JOURNEY
AUTHOR: JOHN CHIASSON
ISBN#: 0-02-718530-3
PRICE: $17.95
In African Journey the author photographer shows us six of his stopping places, ranging from rural villages to a cosmopolitan city and a drought-stricken nation. Seperately and together, they offer readers and unforgetable panoramic view of Africa today.
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EGYPT_SCULPTURE
$ 65.00
TITLE: EGYPT SCULPTURE KAIRO AND LUXOR
AUTHOR: EDNA R. RUSSMANN
ISBN#: 0-292-70402-X
PRICE: $65.00
In there almost obvious quest for immortal existance, Ancient Egyptians virtually invented sculpture as a high art. In Egyptian Sculpture Edna Russmann and David Finn look at over eighty of these masterpieces from Kairo and Luxor drawing on a life time experience of viewing and recording three dimensional works of art, David Finn provided glowing color photographs of these extraordinary works. In Edna Russman accompanying text, the information and insight of a specialist help to illuminate the beauty, mystery, and humanity that animate these creations of so distant a culture.
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CHINYE
$ 7.99
TITLE: CHINYE
AUTHOR: OBI ONYEFULU
ISBN#: 0-711-2105-2-7
PRICE: $7.99
Striking artwork with authentic African detail vividly illustrates this unusual moral tale protraying African social customs and life.
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FACES
$ 35.00

TITLE: FACES OF AFRICA --- Thirty Years of Photography
AUTHOR: CAROL BECKWITH and ANGELA FISHER
ISBN#: 0-7922-6830-X
PRICE: $35.00
Africa's Rich and Astonishingly Diverse Culture Traditions Come Alive in This Stunning Collection of portraits by two acclaimed photographers who have spent three decades observing, recording, and sharing in the lives of traditional people across this vast and varied continent.Every page shows us a new view of this spectacular panorama, yet what makes this book so special is the way it evokes the shared values and common experiences that shap every aspect of all Africa cultures.

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AGAINST
$ 34.95
TITLE: AGAINST THE ODDS
AUTHOR: GARY A. REYNOLDS & BERYL J. WRIGHT
ISBN#: 0-932828-22-1
PRICE: $34.95
The Newark Museum is especially proud to have organized this exhibition on the Harmon Foundation and its pioneering support of African American artists. Our history with the foundation dates back to 1931. That fall The Newark Museum hosted works by contemporary artists, the Museum added several cases of object from its collection of African Art.
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FACING_HISTORY
$ 50.00
TITLE: FACING HISTORY THE BLACK IMAGE IN AMERICAN ART 1710 - 1940
AUTHOR: GUY C. McELROY
ISBN#: -0-938491-39-3
PRICE: $50.00
This comprehensive study of the portrayel of African American by American artists of all race document and interpret the changing, surprisingly sinical nature of visual representation of Black American from the colonial to the middle of the twentieth century.
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AFRICAN_ART
$ 70.00
TITLE: AFRICAN ART
AUTHOR: WERNER SCHMALENBACH
ISBN#: 3-7913-0849-1
PRICE: $70.00
This comprehensive survey of African art includes detailed discussion of works from the Savannah, West and East Guinea, Equatorial Africa, Zaire, and East Africa.
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ART/ARTIFACT
$ 70.00
TITLE: ART/ARTIFACT
AUTHOR: SUSAN VOGEL
ISBN#: 3-7913-0865-3
PRICE: $70.00
The essays in this book discuss definitions of art vs. artifact and how viewers look at objects from cultures with differing classification systems. The works illustrated include textiles, jewellery, and weapons.
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RENAISSANCE
$ 70.00
TITLE: AFRICA AND THE RENAISSANCE: ART IN IVORY
AUTHOR: EZIO BASSANI & WILLIAM FAGG
ISBN#: 3-7913-0880-7
PRICE: $70.00
The earliest objects to reach European collections from Africa were ivories brought from West Africa to Portugal in the last years of the fifteenth century. This is the earliest instance of cross-cultural interaction between Europeans and West Africans.
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AFRICA_EXPLORES
$ 70.00
TITLE: AFRICA EXPLORES
AUTHOR: SUSAN VOGEL
ISBN#: 3-7913-1143-3
PRICE: $70.00
"Encyclopedic in Scope,.... African Explores is the most important publication on modern African art to date. It will long serve as a reference for scholars and as an approachable survey for novices".
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CLOSEUP
$ 65.00
TITLE: CLOSEUP
AUTHOR: JERRY L. THOMPSON & SUSAN VOGEL
ISBN#: 3-7913-1150-6
PRICE: $65.00
This book is more than an assemblage of masterpieces of African Art --- it is an exercise in how to look at African sculpture in a new way. Thompson's multi-perspective photographs reveal the spectrum of moods that can be embedded in one work.
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SECRECY
$ 70.00
TITLE: SECRECY
AUTHOR: MARY H. NOOTER
ISBN#: 3-7913-1230-8
PRICE: $70.00
"A visually gripping account of an aspect of African culture...a beautiful and thought provoking show" A fat, handesome catalogue...an impressive parade of images in a gorgeous show.
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BENIN_ROYAL
$ 50.00
TITLE: BENIN ROYAL ART OF AFRICA
AUTHOR: ARMAND DUCHATEAU
ISBN#: 3-7913-1368-1
PRICE: $50.00
The West African Kingdom of Benin produced on of the continent's most glorious legacies. To reflect the splendour of the royal court, highly skilled artisans were commissioned to create works of cast brass and carved ivory. This volume presents a selection of superb items from the Museum for Volkerkunde, Vienna.
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AFRICAN_SEATS
$ 65.00
TITLE: AFRICAN SEATS
AUTHOR: SANDRA BOCOLA
ISBN#: 3-7913-1426-2
PRICE: $65.00
Western observers of African Art have tended to focus their attention on sculpture, on figuative representations such as masks and images of ancestors. Yet no other culture boasts such an extensive tradition of seating. This volume reveals the creative diversity and aesthetic intensity of African Seats, daily objects that have too often been ignored.
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AFRICA_THE_ART
$ 85.00
TITLE: AFRICA THE ART OF A CONTINENT
AUTHOR: TOM PHILIPS & JOHN MACK
ISBN#: 3-7913-1603-6
PRICE: $85.00
This book is being published to coincide with the opening of the exhibition of the same name
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CAN_YOU_SPOT
$ 14.95
TITLE: CAN YOU SPOT THE LEOPARD
AUTHOR: CHRISTINE STELZIG
ISBN#: 3-7913-1874-8
PRICE: $14.95
Adventures in Art is a bright and refreshing new series that opens up the world of art in all its forms to children of all ages. It tantalizes and inspires, stimulating enjoyment and seeking answers about the story behind the picture or object.
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LIFE_IN_EGYPT
$ 30.00
TITLE: LIFE IN EGYPT IN ANCIENT TIMES
AUTHOR: BERNARD ROMANT
ISBN#: LIFE
PRICE: $30.00
In this book we shall not disturb the sleep of the granite gods and Pharoahs behind the columns, shaped like papyrus and lotus, of their temples. Our purpose is more modest: It is to bring to life,, from the depths of the sands,, the men and women of Egypt.