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Heroic Africans : legendary leaders, iconic sculptures / Alisa LaGamma.

  • ISBN: 9781588394323 (hc: the metropolitan museum of art)
  • ISBN: 1588394328 (hc: the metropolitan museum of art)
  • ISBN: 9780300175844 (hc: yale university press)
  • ISBN: 0300175841 (hc: yale university press)
  • Description: xi, 298 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ;

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Content descriptions

General Note: Issued in connection with an exhibition held Sept. 20, 2011-Jan. 29, 2012, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and at the Rietberg Museum, Zürich, at later dates.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Visual poems in praise of an ever-present past: Ife terracottas -- Pageantry and ritual: the Akan -- Dancing figures and effigy thrones: Grassfield chiefdoms -- The golden age of Shyáám and beyond: the Kuba -- Of hunter princes and cherished maidens: the Chokwe and Luluwa -- Sublime chiefs and the persistence of memory: the Hemba.
Subject: Figure sculpture, African > Exhibitions.
Portrait sculpture, African > Exhibitions.
Sculpture > Africa, Sub-Saharan > Exhibitions.
Art and society > Africa, Sub-Saharan > Exhibitions.