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African Art and the Colonial Encounter

Inventing a Global Commodity (African Expressive Cultures)

by Sidney Littlefield Kasfir

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art of indigenous peoples,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Africa,
  • African,
  • Africa - General,
  • Art, African,
  • Idoma (African people),
  • Material culture,
  • Samburu (African people),
  • Western influences

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10228386M
    ISBN 100253219221
    ISBN 109780253219220

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Focusing on the theme of warriorhood, Sidney Littlefield Kasfir weaves a complex history of how colonial influence forever changed artistic practice, objects, and their meaning. Looking at two widely diverse cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a bold statement about the links between colonialism, Cited by:   This book explores an unlikely source, colonial authority, seen through the lens of African warriorhood.

Looking at two widely diverse cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a bold statement about the links between colonialism, the Europeans' image of Africans, Africans' changing self representation, and the impact of global trade on cultural artifacts and the making of art.”.

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Looking at two widely diverse cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a bold statement about the links between colonialism, the Europeans' image of Africans, Africans' changing self.

This book explores an unlikely source, colonial authority, seen through the lens of African warriorhood. Looking at two widely diverse cultures, the Idoma in Nigeria and the Samburu in Kenya, Kasfir makes a bold statement about the links between colonialism, the Europeans' image of Africans, Africans' changing self representation, and the impact of global trade on cultural artifacts and the making of art.”.

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Sidney Littlefield Kasfir. Publisher. Indiana University Press, there is little African Art and the Colonial Encounter book that [this book] will be compulsory reading for critical African art history syllabi for years to come This book takes history very seriously, and in doing so, it brings a properly researched post-colonial critical discourse to bear on histories - those of the Samburu, the Idoma and African art history : Sidney Littlefield Kasfir.

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Looking at. Colonialism taints contemporary African art. The encounters and embroilments advanced by the colonisation in Africa have produced complex issues of appropriation and commodification of African. Show Summary Details Preview.

This book critically reflects upon the current state of the field of modern African history. It focuses on the history of the continent in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, although also looks back to the era of the Atlantic slave trade.

'Scholars of Africa have highlighted the significance of petitions in the African colonial encounter and literary culture. However, the largest chunk of existing work focuses on men.

In this truly fascinating work, Oladejo corrects this oversight, turning her searchlight on. The Oxford Handbook of Modern African History represents an invaluable tool for historians and others in the field of African studies.

This collection of essays, produced by some of the finest scholars currently working in the field, provides the latest insights into, and interpretations of, the history of Africa - a continent with a rich and complex s: 1.

African art, the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry. For more general explorations of media, see individual media articles (e.g., painting, sculpture, pottery, and textile).For a discussion of the characteristics, functions, and forms of masks, see mask.

African cultures never existed in isolation—there was always movement, trade, and the exchange of ideas. And logically African art is dynamic and has changed in form, function, and meaning over time. Nevertheless, in the Western art market and in academia, there exists the concept of “traditional” African art.

Whether in the domain of the most traditional rural art forms, touristic crafts, traditional pottery or ironsmith work, early colonial art workshops, and other colonial syncretisation.

African art is transcending the boundaries of aesthetic discourse through the introductions of captivating works of emerging contemporary African : The Patriot Reporter. This book critically reflects upon the current state of the field of modern African history.

It focuses on the history of the continent in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, although also looks back to the era of the Atlantic slave trade. Its aim is to consider the evolution of the field and to set out where, after fifty years of sustained research, it has arrived.

Title The African Colonial State and the Encounter with Decolonization Summary Crawford Young, a distinguished scholar on Africa and professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, discussed "The African Colonial State and the Encounter with Decolonization" in a program sponsored by the Library of Congress John W.

Kluge Center and the National History Center, and was presented in. Art and the End of Apartheid is at once an accomplished account of the world of progressive art practice in the last decades of white rule, a subtle exploration of the struggle for a nonracial aesthetic, and a compelling chapter in the unfinished history of black modernism in South Africa.

But more than this, it is a major contribution to our understanding of the crisis of representation and. A study of African art history indicates the earliest sculpture forms found come from Nigeria and are dated around BC.

However, the lack of archaeological excavations inhibits knowledge of the antiquity of African art and the sheer disposable nature of the raw materials used in the creation of art objects means that an untold wealth of pieces have disintegrated in time. African art describes the modern and historical paintings, sculptures, installations, and other visual culture from native or indigenous Africans and the African continent.

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African-American art is a broad term describing the visual arts of the American black community (African Americans).Influenced by various cultural traditions, including those of Africa, Europe and the Americas, traditional African-American art forms include the range of plastic arts, from basket weaving, pottery, and quilting to woodcarving and painting.

“The book is successful in materialising colonial encounters, as its title promises. It brings things to the forefront and demonstrates that they were crucial in shaping the social interactions, economic regimes, cultural practices and forms of power that emerged in the encounter between Europeans and Africans.

the book is a great read and commendable for bringing back objects. Walt Disney–Tishman African Art Collection Highlights. Ongoing Donated to the museum inthe Walt Disney–Tishman Collection is known for its unique and rare works of traditional African art from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

The collection has been instrumental in defining the field of African art history in the United States and abroad. TOYIN OJIH ODUTOLA I was born in Ife, Nigeria, and moved to the United States when I was 5. First to California, and then I grew up in Alabama.

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