The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Prentice Hall
Blier draws on a vast range of individual objects--crowns, masks, thrones and regalia, palace architecture, painting, textiles, body decoration, and jewelry--as well as archival photographs of art works in use in ceremonies and performances, to reveal the court-art traditions of Africa in all their living splendor. 206 illustrations, 140 in color. 8 plans. 6 maps. Bibliography, Glossary, and timeline.