Presence of Spirits

African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon

Presence of Spirits
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Presence of Spirits - African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon
189 pages
Color and some b&w photos
Hard cover
31 x 24 cm
1,263 kg
English

In the Presence of Spirits brings together well-known, little-known and even unknown types of masks, figures and other sculpted objects from Africa, many never on view this side of the Atlantic. This book reveals the many different faces of Africa's artistic heritage, which never ceases to amaze and delight us.

The Kongo Peoples
The Initiation Artsof the Zombo, Nkanu, Yaka and Suku Peoples
The Matapa and kongo Kasai or Kongo Dinga Peoples
The Arts of the Chokwe and Related Peoples
Masks from the Lands of Dawn : the Ngangela Peoples
Embodied Futures : The Dolls of Southwestern Angola
The Bidjogo Peoples of Guinea Bissau