SPEAKING OF OBJECTS, African art at the Art Institute of Chicago

: Petridis (C.) ed.

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216pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., map, hardback, Chicago, 2020


Works of traditional African art from across the continent in a wide variety of media from the Art Institute of Chicago’s collection.

Includes sections on Nguni containers and Zulu headrests by Anitra Nettleton.

Contributions by Martha G. Anderson, Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Pascal James Imperato, Manuel Jordan, Babatunde Lawal, Anitra Nettleton, Constantine Petridis, and Janet M. Purdy.

Constantine Petridis is Chair and Curator, Arts of Africa, Art Institute of Chicago. His publications include Luluwa: Central African art between heaven and earth (2018).