Titolo: African Goldweights: Miniature Sculptures ...
Casa editrice: Thames & Hudson
Data di pubblicazione: 2010
Condizione libro: New
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A comprehensive survey of these lively and imaginative artifacts.Over 600 years ago the Akan began making brass weights for measuring gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. They eventually produced the most complete three-dimensional inventory in any culture in history.
L'autore: The English painter, writer, and composer Tom Phillips curated the groundbreaking exhibition ?Africa: The Art of the Continent? at the Royal Academy in 1992. He is himself a collector of African art, specializing in the arts of Ghana and the Ivory Coast. His other books include The Postcard Century.
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