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African art is a term typically used for the art of Sub-Saharan Africa. Often, casual, amateur ... 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.

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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. ... (Reference: Susan M. Vogel, African Aesthetics, New York: Center for African Art, 1986).

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Oct 17, 2016 ... 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 ...

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 profoundly embedded in artistic practice that it is ... Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble: Head (The Great Bieri) .... 1996.403.5.

www.britannica.com/art/African-art

The visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, including ... 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.

www.fantasticafrica.org/characteristics-of-african-art

May 26, 2013 ... While African art is one of the most all-encompassing and non-definitive art forms in the world, there remain some aspects of it that have been ...

www.artyfactory.com/africanmasks/information/african-mask-styles.htm

There are two main forces that influence the style of an African tribal mask: 1. ... One look at elements of African art shows you where this visual vocabulary was ...

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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.