THE LANGUAGE OF BEAUTY IN AFRICAN ART

: Petridis (C.) ed.

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356pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Chicago, 2022.

 

Published in conjunction with the exhibition organised by the Art Institute of Chicago.

Contributions by Yaëlle Biro, Herbert M. Cole, Kassim Koni, Babatunde Lawal, Constantine Petridis, Wilfried van Damme and Susan Mullin Vogel.

Includes Sotho, Nguni and Zulu snuff containers and pipes and a Zulu headrest.

Constantine Petridis is Curator and Chair of Arts of Africa at the Art Institute of Chicago. He is the author of Luluwa: Central African art between heaven and earth (2018) and edited Speaking of Objects: African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (2020).