Kumasi Realism 1951-2007: An African Modernism Atta Kwami

ISBN: 9780231800105

Published: December 1st 2011

ebook


Description

Kumasi Realism 1951-2007: An African Modernism  by  Atta Kwami

Kumasi Realism 1951-2007: An African Modernism by Atta Kwami
December 1st 2011 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: 9780231800105 | 10.80 Mb

Western approaches to African visual culture separate traditional and modern styles into distinct categories, and in many cases, only the former is seen as authentically African. For Atta Kwami, tradition is instead an active process of handingMoreWestern approaches to African visual culture separate traditional and modern styles into distinct categories, and in many cases, only the former is seen as authentically African. For Atta Kwami, tradition is instead an active process of handing down, very much subject to the evolution of history. In this book, Kwami explores a burgeoning body of West African art that thrills in the synthesis of past and present influences.

Kumasi realism draws on photography, advertising, graphic design, and European technique, as well as the traditional movements of Ghanaian history and culture.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Kumasi Realism 1951-2007: An African Modernism":


astrosecat.com

©2012-2015 | DMCA | Contact us