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Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art [Paperback]

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Exploring the multiple messages and aesthetic intent of works that creatively incorporate script, both for its literal content as well as the beauty of its form, the book includes 90 exceptional works of art dating from ancient to contemporary times. Inscribing Meaning celebrates the ingenuity and creativity of African artists from around the continent who bring script and graphic forms of communication into a wide range of artworks. Readers will learn about Africa's long history of written languages and literacy, and the spectacular works of art will illustrate a range of indigenous African writing systems that have received little attention outside of Africa as both visually compelling and historically significant forms of art. These include everyday and ritual objects, religious painting and manuscripts, protective talismans, commemorative cloth, public and popular arts, and contemporary painting, sculpture, prints, installation art, photography and video. The volume aims to challenge popula

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Pages   304
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 9.25" Height: 11"
Weight:   3.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 18, 2007
Publisher   5 Continents Editions
ISBN  8874393776  
ISBN13  9788874393770  

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