A Companion to Modern African Art

by Gitti Salami & Monica Blackmun Visona

Publisher: Wiley

Series: Blackwell Companions to Art History

Publication Date: April 22, 2016

ISBN: 9781118515051

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Offering a wealth of perspectives on African modern and Modernist art from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, this new Companion features essays by African, European, and North American authors who assess the work of individual artists as well as exploring broader themes such as discoveries of new technologies and globalization.

  • A pioneering continent-based assessment of modern art and modernity across Africa
  • Includes original and previously unpublished fieldwork-based material
  • Features new and complex theoretical arguments about the nature of modernity and Modernism
  • Addresses a widely acknowledged gap in the literature on African Art