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 gains essays via African, ecu, and North American authors who examine the paintings of person artists in addition to exploring broader subject matters reminiscent of discoveries of latest applied sciences and globalization.
- A pioneering continent-based overview of contemporary artwork and modernity throughout Africa
- Includes unique and formerly unpublished fieldwork-based material
- Features new and intricate theoretical arguments in regards to the nature of modernity and Modernism
- Addresses a largely said hole within the literature on African Art
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Lacunae and Disjunctures Unlike volumes in the Wiley Blackwell series that assign each of the most salient features of a period to an art historian specializing in that topic, this publication is not a compendium of views on well-established narratives. The level of synthesis one might expect in this type of publication is not yet possible; all scholarship in the field of African art history is relatively new (see dele jegede’s section on the development of the discipline in chapter 18), and documentation for modernism on the continent is still largely undigested.
The flows and currents of the modern are rarely unidirectional – they can go in any direction at any time, from Africa outward or to Africa from elsewhere, as the histories of modern arts for Mami Wata attest. A Companion to Modern African Art, First Edition. Edited by Gitti Salami and Monica Blackmun Visonà. © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 24 h e n ry j o h n d r e wa l Images of Mami Wata and other female and male water divinities called mami watas and papi watas have circled the globe.