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by M. King,G.W. Sannes
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  • Author:
    M. King,G.W. Sannes
  • ISBN:
    0571088368
  • ISBN13:
    978-0571088362
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  • Publisher:
    Faber & Faber; First UK edition edition (October 1970)
  • Pages:
    114 pages
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    Sculpture
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African 'Primitives' book.

African 'Primitives' book.

African Primitives: Function and Form in African Masks and Figures. By G. W. Sannes, translated by Margaret King. London: Faber & Faber, 1970. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 23 January 2012.

Volume 34 Issue 3. G. Sannes . Recommend this journal. Sannes: English Français. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13: 9780841900486.

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Bibliographic Details Publisher: Faber and Faber, London. Publication Date: 1970. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included. Visit Seller's Storefront. Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale

Ginzberg makes his case for the beauty of African Forms in mediums other than masks and figures, and he has chosen the items very well. Very well photographed and nicely proportioned objects on good quality paper in a very fine volume.

Traditional African masks are one of the elements of great African art that have most evidently influenced Europe and Western art in general; in the 20th century, artistic movements such as cubism, fauvism and expressionism have often taken inspirati.

Traditional African masks are one of the elements of great African art that have most evidently influenced Europe and Western art in general; in the 20th century, artistic movements such as cubism, fauvism and expressionism have often taken inspiration from the vast and diverse heritage of African masks. Influences of this heritage can also be found in other traditions such as South- and Central American masked Carnival parades.

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African 'primitives'. African 'primitives' Close. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove African 'primitives' from your list? African 'primitives'. function and form in African masks and figures . Translated by Margaret King. by Marianne Dommisse. Published 1970 by Faber and Faber in London.

African masks should be seen as part of a ceremonial costume. They are used in religious and social events to represent the spirits of ancestors or to control the good and evil forces in the community. They come to life, possessed by their spirit in the performance of the dance, and are enhanced by both the music and atmosphere of the occasion. Some combine human and animal features to unite man with his natural environment. This bond with nature is of great importance to the African and through the ages masks have always been used to express this relationship. African Mask Examples.

We also host African Mask quizzes so you may test what you have learned . Our African Mask Lessons will teach you how to design your own tribal masks and offer free clip art to help with your mask drawings

We also host African Mask quizzes so you may test what you have learned: The Role of the African Tribal Artist. The Function of an African Mask. The Materials of an African Mask. The Use of Pattern in African Masks. The Style of African Masks. African Mask Quizzes. Our African Mask Lessons will teach you how to design your own tribal masks and offer free clip art to help with your mask drawings: How to Design an African Mask.