6 edition of The art of Black Africa found in the catalog.
The art of Black Africa
|Statement||Elsy Leuzinger ; photos. by Isabelle Wettstein & Brigitte Kauf ; [translated by Ann Keep].|
|Contributions||Wettstein, Isabelle., Kauf, Brigitte.|
|LC Classifications||N7398 .L39 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||26, 244 p. :|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||76062892|
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Suzanne Preston Blier is Professor of African Art in the Departments of Fine Arts and Afro-American Studies at Harvard University. She has written extensively on African arts and culture, and is the recipient of numerous academic awards, among them the Charles Rufus Morey Award for her book African Vodun Art: Art Psychology and by: 7.
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