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The Yoruba Artist: New Theoretical Perspectives on African Arts  by Drewal - Editor-Henry John Drewal; Editor-Rowland Abiodun; Corporate Author-Museum Rietberg; Editor-John, III Pemberton
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1994, ISBN: 9781560983392

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London England: Thames & Hudson Ltd. Fine/Near Fine. 1973. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Octavo 0500400245 Hardback Hardback. First Edition Animals in Roman Life and Art (Aspects of Greek and Roman Life). Professor Toynbee's neew book offers the first comprehensive survey of animals in the Roma world that has been attempted for many years. It is a livey and entertaining study, with chapters on the social role, value and artistic representation of a range of creatures as diverse as the elephant and the frog, the rhinoceros and the tortoise. Full account has been taken of the many articles on individual aspects of the subject that have been published in the last decades and of the numerous new archaeological finds; and there is also an appendix on Roman veterinary medicime by R. E. Walker. The copious illustrations throw vivid light on the close relationship of the Romans to their animals and ensure that the book's appeal is not only to the classical scholar and specialist. With 145 illustrations. 431 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, Reference books ,and all types of Academic Literature.) ., Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1973, Smithsonian Books, 1994-09. Hardcover. New. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. S ix, 275 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 29 cm.Contents: Art, identity, and identification : a commentary on Yoruba art historical studies / John Picton --Part one : Yoruba artistic tradition and creativity --Introduction : an African art history : promising theoretical approaches in Yoruba art studies / Rowland Abiodun --Stylistic analysis and the identification of artists' workshops in ancient Ife / Frank Willett --Ifa trays from the Osogbo and Ijebu regions / Hans Witte --The Ulm Opon Ifa (ca. 1650) : a model for later iconography / Ezio Bassani --Anonymous has a name : Olowe of Ise / Roslyn Adele Walker --In praise of Metonymy : the concepts of "tradition" and "creativity" in the transmission of Yoruba artistry over time and space / Olabiyi Babalola Yai --Part two : the interplay of the arts in Yoruba culture --Introduction : in praise of artistry / John Pemberton III --Lagbayi : the itinerant wood carver of Ojowon / Wande Abimbola --The role of Oriki Orile and Itan in the reconstruction of the architectural history of the palace of Gbongan / Oba Solomon Babayemi, the Olufi of Gbongan --Polyvocality and the individual talent : three women Oriki singers in Okuku / Karin Barber --Drumming for the Egungun : the poet-musician in Yoruba masquerade theater / Akin Euba --Embodied practice/embodied history : mastery of metaphor in the performances of diviner Kolawole Ositola / Margaret Thompson Drewal --Part three : transactions, transitions, transformations --Introduction : Yoruba art and life as journeys / Henry John Drewal --Beyond aesthetics : visual activism in Ile-Ife / Michael D. Harris --The transformation of Ogun power : the art of Rufua Ogundele / Jutta Stroter-Bender --The three warriors : Atlantic altars of Esu, Ogun, and Osoosi / Robert Farris Thompson --Yoruba-American art : new rivers to explore / John Mason. <br> Yoruba artwork is at once powerfully expressive and technically adept. In a succession of scholarly essays, 18 experts delineate recent findings on the traditions and forms of this West African art. Identifying individual artists, tracing the development of stylistic trends, analyzing motifs, and linking Yoruba art with "praise poetry" (known as oriki) are some of the areas covered. Although academic, the text is nonetheless animated by the writers' great involvement with and enthusiasm for topics that yield ample material for rumination and research. The culminating essay by John Mason offers a particularly exciting examination of the development of Yoruba-American art and artists, from Cuba to New York City and South Carolina. Color illustrations will be included, along with black-and-white images of altars and shrines, carved trays, wooden heads, figurative posts and doors, and other artifacts. <br> This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US., Smithsonian Books, 1994-09

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The Yoruba Artist: New Theoretical Perspectives on African Arts
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Rowland Abiodun, John, III Pemberton, Henry J. Drewal

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The Yoruba Artist: New Theoretical Perspectives on African Arts

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9781560983392

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781560983392
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1560983396
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Publishing year: 1994
Publisher: Smithsonian Books

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