Mbuti Design: Paintings by Pygmy Women of the Ituri Forest

MEURANT, Georges and Robert Farris Thompson

Verlag: Thames and Hudson, 1996
ISBN 10: 0500974306 / ISBN 13: 9780500974308
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First U.S. edition. Hardcover. First printing. Text by Georges Meurant and Robert Farris Thompson. Includes over 600 illustrations with 101 in color. A very near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 123673

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Reseña del editor: The Mbuti people, who live in the Ituri rainforest of northeastern Zaire, are one of the few remaining hunter-gatherer cultures in the world. Since 3500 BC they have been famed for their rich arts of music and dancing, but until recently the barkcloth drawings and paintings originally made by the women as loincloths for ceremonies and dances have been virtually unknown in the west. The qualities of these drawings and their reflection of the Mbuti people's way of life, are explored and illustrated in this volume. The drawings are closely analyzed, examined both thematically and aesthetically, and the wider influence of African "forager" art forms on contemporary world art is discussed.

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Titel: Mbuti Design: Paintings by Pygmy Women of ...
Verlag: Thames and Hudson
Erscheinungsdatum: 1996
Einband: Hardcover
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: 1st Edition

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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson, 1996. Hardcover. Zustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First American edition. Innocuous gift inscription (against a tri-color background) to free end paper, no other marking; the dust wrapper is fine in a supplied archival protector. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers obs 20-1 art Africa gold/brown/white Ama

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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson, 1996. Hardcover. Zustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First Edition. VG+/VG+ 1996 1st US ed very large, imposing Thames and Hudson hardback, unclipped DJ, a little toning to pages and light edge-rub to DJ else near fine and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 0500974306. ISBN/EAN: 9780500974308. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 076550. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 076550

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Buchbeschreibung Thames & Hudson, London, 1995. Hardcover. Zustand: Very Good++. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good++. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION. Book contains over 600 illustrations, 101 of which are in full color. Included are several maps, a bibliography and a glossary of African terms, as well as an index. ** Volume features great color illustrated DJ, as well as yellow cloth covers with black text on spine. Book displays minimal overall wear to covers, interior and DJ. Covers exhibit faint dust along edges, as well as a tiny black spot on front. Binding is secure throughout. Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. Textblock edges exhibit some dust along head, as well as minimal soiling. DJ is not price-clipped. DJ minimal edgewear, at corners and spine ends. ** This magnificent, colorfully illustrated work is a tribute to the art of the Pygmy women living in the Ituri forest of northeastern Congo. Since 3500 BC they distinguished themselves with their rare gifts for music and dance, but not until recently have their pictorial works been discovered in the West, revealing stunning skill and symbolic depth. Often created to adorn ceremonial clothes, these works of art reveal a complexity that elevates them to the level of meaningful abstract compositions. This remarkable volume associates the faithful color reproductions of their works, with a fascinating text that delves deep into the profound aspects of such brilliant art, its aesthetic and symbolic meaning for the people who create it. ** The Ituri rainforest is located in the Ituri province of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, taking its name from the Ituri River that flows through it and finally connecting into the Congo. ** 223 pages. 10 x 12 inches. ** Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 009080

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Buchbeschreibung Thames and Hudson Ltd, 1995. Hardcover. Zustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. 1st Edition. 1st edition, 600 illustrations, 101 in colour. Dust jacket is unmarked, only very minor rubbing at top and bottom of spine. Gold binding with black lettering on spine, also unmarked and in excellent condition. Pages are clean and unmarked. Please note that as this is a heavy book shipping will cost more than what is advertised, please contact us for details. 250mmx305mm. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers ABE-1522750708598

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