The Art Of Daily Life: Portable Objects From Southern Africa by Constantine PetridisThe Art Of Daily Life: Portable Objects From Southern Africa by Constantine Petridis

The Art Of Daily Life: Portable Objects From Southern Africa

byConstantine PetridisContribution byKarel Nel

Paperback | April 1, 2011

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Published to accompany an exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art, this book showcases 85 exceptional works from Southern Africa. Whether figurative or abstract, carved out of wood, ivory, or horn, or made of cloth, glass beads, or clay, these exquisitely designed functional objects include snuff containers, pipes, headrests, staffs, sticks, beer vessels, and beaded garments.

Constantine Petridis is curator of African art at the Cleveland Museum of Art and adjunct professor of art history at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Karel Nel is associate professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.
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Title:The Art Of Daily Life: Portable Objects From Southern AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 11.25 × 9.75 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2011Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8874395787

ISBN - 13:9788874395781

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