African Arts: 49:1 (Spring 2016)

African Arts Spring African Arts presents original research and critical discourse on traditional contemporary and popular African arts and expressive cultures Since the journal has reflected the dynamism and div

  • Title: African Arts: 49:1 (Spring 2016)
  • Author: Bogumil Jewsiewicki Estelle Sohier Philip M. Peek John Picton Herbet F. Weiss Richard B. Woodward Z.S. Strother Onyile Bassey Onyile
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  • Page: 115
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  • African Arts presents original research and critical discourse on traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures Since 1967, the journal has reflected the dynamism and diversity of several fields of humanistic study, publishing richly illustrated articles in full color, incorporating the most current theory, practice, and intercultural dialoguAfrican Arts presents original research and critical discourse on traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures Since 1967, the journal has reflected the dynamism and diversity of several fields of humanistic study, publishing richly illustrated articles in full color, incorporating the most current theory, practice, and intercultural dialogue The journal offers readers peer reviewed scholarly articles concerning a striking range of art forms and visual cultures of the world s second largest continent and its diasporas, as well as special thematic issues, book and exhibition reviews, features on museum collections, exhibition previews, artist portfolios, photo essays, edgy dialogues, and editorials.Contents of Issue 49 1 Spring 2016 Leaving RuinsExplorations of Present Pasts by Sammy Baloji, Freddy Tsimba, and Steve BandomaBogumil Jewsiewickitrans from the French by Allen F RobertsHybrid ImagesFrom Photography to Church Painting Iconographic Narratives at the Court of the Ethiopian King of Kings, Menelik II 1880s 1913 Estelle SohierThe Resonances of Osun across a Millennium of Nigerian HistoryPhilip M Peek and John PictonArt with Fight in ItDiscovering that a Statue of a Colonial Officer Is Power Object from the 1931 Pende RevoltHerbet F Weiss, Richard B Woodward, and Z.S Strother with a contribution from Christophe Gudijiga and Sindani KianguResearch NoteNobody Can Harm You, Nobody Can Charm YouEfik Nnabo Society Masquerades of Calabar, NigeriaOnyile Bassey Onyile and Christopher SlogarResearch NoteAlexander Barker s Sapi Portuguese OliphantWilliam HartDEPARTMENTSfirst wordWelcome to the African Arts Editorial ConsortiumLeslie Ellen JonesdialogueFrederick Grant, Ghanaian PhotographerPaul Jenkinsexhibition reviewsDak Art 11th Biennale of Contemporary African Art Dakar, Senegalreviewed by Beth BuggenhagenWilliam Kentridge Tapestries Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africareviewed by Joseph Leo KoernerChief S.O Alonge Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria National Museum of African Art, Washington, DCreviewed by Mark Auslanderbook reviewsAesthetic of the Cool Afro Atlantic Art and Music by Robert Farris Thompsonreviewed by Tobias WoffordKumasi Realism 1951 2007 An African Modernism by Atta Kwamireviewed by Kristen Windmuller LunaPurchasing Culture The Dissemination of Associations in the Cross River Region of Cameroon and Nigeria by Ute R schenthalerreviewed by Imo Nse ImehThe African Photographic Archive Research and Curatorial Strategies edited by Christopher Morton and Darren Newburyreviewed by Jessica Williams

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