By Sidney Littlefield Kasfir
Focusing at the subject matter of warriorhood, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir weaves a posh historical past of ways colonial impression eternally replaced inventive perform, gadgets, and their which means. taking a look at broadly varied cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a daring assertion concerning the hyperlinks among colonialism, the Europeans’ picture of Africans, Africans’ altering self illustration, and the influence of world alternate on cultural artifacts and the making of artwork. This interesting historical past of the interplay among peoples, aesthetics, morals, creative items and practices, and the worldwide exchange in African paintings demanding situations present principles approximately creative creation and representation.
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African Art and the Colonial Encounter: Inventing a Global Commodity (African Expressive Cultures) by Sidney Littlefield Kasfir