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African stone sculpture.

Philip Allison

African stone sculpture.

by Philip Allison

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Sculpture -- Africa, West.,
    • Stone carving -- Africa, West.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 65-69.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB1097.W4 A69
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 71 p.
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5628992M
      LC Control Number68054465

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      Containing some 90 full-colour photographs of examples of stone sculpture from the s until the present day, it showcases the work of artists past and present, from Zimbabwe and other countries of the southern African region such as Zambia, Angola and Mozambique. Get the best deals on African Stone & Marble Art Sculptures when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items African Stone/Marble Original Art Sculptures. African Stone/Marble Sculptures Art Figures. African Stone/Marble Medium (up to 36in.) Art Sculptures.

      Sculpture - Sculpture - Materials: Any material that can be shaped in three dimensions can be used sculpturally. Certain materials, by virtue of their structural and aesthetic properties and their availability, have proved especially suitable. The most important of these are stone, wood, metal, clay, ivory, and plaster. There are also a number of materials of secondary importance and . Partly because the climate of the Indian subcontinent makes the long-term survival of organic materials difficult, the great majority of survivals of older Indian art, from before the last few centuries, are sculpture in stone, metal or is clear there was a great deal of painting, and sculpture in wood and ivory, during these periods, but there are only a few survivals.


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