History of African Art
The continent of Africa boasts one of the world's richest artistic and cultural legacies, stemming back several thousand years and continuing up to the present day. Despite the fact that it is often ignored by Western art historians, Africa continues to...
Historyedit]. The origins of African art lie long before recorded history. African
rock art in the Sahara in Niger preserves 6000-year-old ...
During the early 1900s, the aesthetics of traditional African sculpture became a
powerful influence among European artists who formed an avant-garde in the ...
HISTORY OF AFRICAN ART including Rival masterpieces, African terracotta
figures, Ife and Benin, African wood carving, Tribal art and cubism.
By Femi Lewis , About.com GuideFebruary 1, 2013
When Carter G. Woodson established Negro History
Week in 1926, his mission was simple: he wanted to honor the efforts of men such as Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas, who both worked to emancipate African
-Americans. ... More »
Although the earliest artwork in Africa is at least 26,000 years old, African art
history as a discipline began in the late nineteenth century. African artworks
came to ...
African Art: Traditional Native Arts/Crafts of Indigenous Tribes in Africa: History,
African Art: Thematic Essays (through the Metropolitan Museum of Art's .... of
Africa, links and images, through Mike Gunther's Timelines of Art History: The
Learn more about art of ancient africa in the Boundless open textbook. ... Art
History ... African art is characterized by emphasis on the human figure, sculpture,
Long before the recording of accounts, the colorful African art history has already
been thriving, reshaping itself with the contours of time. Depicting the various ...