Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas - Selected Readings

Author(s): Janet Catherine Berlo; Lee Anne Wilson

History & Theory

This collection of 24 recent, in-depth articles by noted international, ethnographic art historians and anthropologists is divided into six topical sections--Aesthetic Systems, The Artist as Individual, Art and Social Structure, Passages, Shelter as Symbol, and Continuity and Change in Fourth World Arts-- each with its own introductory essay. The authors careful editing provides a well-balanced selection of artistic traditions from sub-Saharan Africa, the South Pacific, and the Native New World that covers a full spectrum of media from historical tradition to contemporary performance arts.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780137562305
  • : Prentice Hall
  • : Prentice Hall
  • : 0.531
  • : July 1992
  • : 1 Inches X 5.89 Inches X 8.84 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Janet Catherine Berlo; Lee Anne Wilson
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 392