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The Resource Secrecy : African art that conceals and reveals, by Mary H. Nooter ; contributions by 'Wande Abimbola ... [et al.]

Secrecy : African art that conceals and reveals, by Mary H. Nooter ; contributions by 'Wande Abimbola ... [et al.]

Label
Secrecy : African art that conceals and reveals
Title
Secrecy
Title remainder
African art that conceals and reveals
Statement of responsibility
by Mary H. Nooter ; contributions by 'Wande Abimbola ... [et al.]
Title variation
African art that conceals and reveals
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
N7391.65
LC item number
.S43 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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  • Roberts, Mary Nooter
  • Abimbọla, ʼWande
  • Museum for African Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • New York Council for the Humanities
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, Black
  • Symbolism in art
  • Secret societies
Label
Secrecy : African art that conceals and reveals, by Mary H. Nooter ; contributions by 'Wande Abimbola ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
An exhibition catalog organized and presented by the Museum for African Art, New York
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-251) and index
Contents
Secrecy and society : the paradox of knowing and the knowing of paradox / T.O. Beidelman -- Insight, or not seeing is believing / Allen F. Roberts -- Through the cosmic flower : secret resistance in the mural art of Sotho-Tswana women / Gary van Wyk -- Agbaa : Dangme art and the politics of secrecy / Nii Otokunor Quarcoopome -- The leopard who sleeps in a basket : Akuapem secrecy in everyday life and in royal metaphor / Michelle Gilbert -- Eastern Pende constructions of secrecy / Z.S. Strother -- Art and secret agency : concealment and revelation in artistic expression / Suzanne Preston Blier -- Sigma! : the pilgrim's progress and the logic of secrecy / Cesare Poppi -- Secrecy and objectivity in the methodology and literature of Ifá divination / 'Wande Abimbola and Barry Hallen -- Seduction, surrender, and portable paradise : Dogon art in modern Mali / Rachel Hoffman
Control code
26931020
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9783791312309
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
92038495 //r952
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
Label
Secrecy : African art that conceals and reveals, by Mary H. Nooter ; contributions by 'Wande Abimbola ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
An exhibition catalog organized and presented by the Museum for African Art, New York
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-251) and index
Contents
Secrecy and society : the paradox of knowing and the knowing of paradox / T.O. Beidelman -- Insight, or not seeing is believing / Allen F. Roberts -- Through the cosmic flower : secret resistance in the mural art of Sotho-Tswana women / Gary van Wyk -- Agbaa : Dangme art and the politics of secrecy / Nii Otokunor Quarcoopome -- The leopard who sleeps in a basket : Akuapem secrecy in everyday life and in royal metaphor / Michelle Gilbert -- Eastern Pende constructions of secrecy / Z.S. Strother -- Art and secret agency : concealment and revelation in artistic expression / Suzanne Preston Blier -- Sigma! : the pilgrim's progress and the logic of secrecy / Cesare Poppi -- Secrecy and objectivity in the methodology and literature of Ifá divination / 'Wande Abimbola and Barry Hallen -- Seduction, surrender, and portable paradise : Dogon art in modern Mali / Rachel Hoffman
Control code
26931020
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9783791312309
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
92038495 //r952
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map

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