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A complete aesthetic and social examination of fifty representative and diverse African articles created by different cultures to communicate with ancestors, spirits, and gods.

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Art and Oracle - Tweedehands boek
Metropolitan Museum of Art

LaGamma, Alisa
with an essay by John Pemberton III (2000)

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A complete aesthetic and social examination of fifty representative and diverse African articles created by different cultures to communicate with ancestors, spirits, and gods.

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Inhoudsopgave:

Acknowledgments

Director's Foreword
Philippe de Montebello

Introduction
Alisa LaGamma

Map of Sub-Saharan Africa
John Pemberton III

Catalogue

Oracular Sculpture: Figurative Divination Instruments

Visual Metaphors: Ifa Divination Instruments

Dynamic Devices: Kinetic Oracles

Visual Commentaries: Sets of Divination Signs

Invoking the Spirits: Musical Devices

Emblems of Enlightenment and Power: Diviners' Insignias

Empowering the Individual: Diviners' Prescriptions

The Iconography of Divination: Monuments of Divine Insight

Checklist of the Exhibition
Bibliography
Photograph Credits


Paperback
80 pagina's
ISBN: 9780300086782
Uitgever: Metropolitan Museum of Art; 1st edition

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