By Gitti Salami
Offering a wealth of views on African sleek and Modernist artwork from the mid-nineteenth century to the current, this new spouse positive aspects essays via African, eu, and North American authors who determine the paintings of person artists in addition to exploring broader topics akin to discoveries of recent applied sciences and globalization.
- A pioneering continent-based evaluation of contemporary paintings and modernity throughout Africa
- Includes unique and formerly unpublished fieldwork-based material
- Features new and complicated theoretical arguments concerning the nature of modernity and Modernism
- Addresses a largely said hole within the literature on African Art
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