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By Gitti Salami,Monica Blackmun Visona

Offering a wealth of views on African sleek and Modernist artwork from the mid-nineteenth century to the current, this new spouse positive factors essays by means of African, eu, and North American authors who verify the paintings of person artists in addition to exploring broader issues equivalent to discoveries of latest applied sciences and globalization.

  • A pioneering continent-based evaluate of contemporary artwork 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  • Includes unique and formerly unpublished fieldwork-based material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 broadly said hole within the literature on African Art

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