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African art describes the modern and historical paintings, sculptures, installations , and other ... Masks are important elements in the art of many peoples, along with human figures, often ... 1 Thematic elements; 2 Scope; 3 Materials; 4 History; 5 Influence on Western art; 6 Influence on Western architecture; 7 Traditional art ...

www.all-about-african-art.com/5-elements-of-african-art.html

The 5 Elements of African art describe the aesthetics of artwork rather than just its appearance.

arthearty.com/5elements-of-african-art

Traditional African art is striking in its presentation and objectives. Scorned at one time, the world is now re-discovering the beauty of this art form, as is ...

static.lib.virginia.edu/artsandmedia/artmuseum/africanart/Elements.html

Elements of the African Aesthetic. Resemblance to a human being: African artists praise a carved figure by saying that it "looks like a human being." Artists ...

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AFRICAN ART: AESTHETICS AND MEANING. An Electronic Exhibition Catalog. Bayly Art Museum University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia January 25 ...

www.britannica.com/art/African-art

African art: the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, ... More often than not, a work of African art combines several or all of these elements. ...... less than 1 to more than 5 feet (less than 30 to more than 150 cm) in height.

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In African art, 'aesthetics' is a term used to sum up the characteristics and ... These elements, include, for example, the resemblance of sculptures to ..... 5. Artifact - an object designed and created by man, usually having a useful purpose. 6.

www.visual-arts-cork.com/ancient-art/african.htm

Although African art is presented here as an integral element of economic, social, and political institutions, in the final analysis the prime element is aesthetic.

www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/aima/hd_aima.htm

In the contemporary postcolonial era, the influence of traditional African aesthetics and processes is so ... and its lack of affect, typify elements of African aesthetics that were frequently evoked in modernist painting and sculpture. ... 1996.403.5.