Art in Nigeria 2500 Years Ago Auteur(s) : Gert Chesi Editeur : Prestel
In 1928 in central Nigeria tin miners uncovered clay shards which, when reconstructed, were found to be fragments of terracotta sculptures. The unique representations of human heads and other figures date from 500 BCE and are attributed to a culture known today as...
Nine centuries of african art... Auteur(s) : Collectif Editeur : Abrams
The stunning catalogue of a traveling exhibition, this volume serves as a window onto a world where "character is beauty," where rebirth occurs continuously and where spirits, gods and the life force are all-pervasive.