African Art Woa 3E Pa, by Willet,Frank
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- ISBN: 9780500203644 | 0500203644
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/17/2003
The art of the Fang, the BaTeke, the BaKota, and other African peoples is extraordinarily vigorous and shows a brilliant sense of form. The substantial aesthetic impact that their works have had on the development of twentieth-century Western art'”on Picasso, Derain, Braque, and Modigliani, among others'”continues to this day. This classic study reveals the astonishing variety and expressive power of the art of a continent that contains more distinct peoples and cultures than any other. The revised edition has been updated throughout, incorporating recent research and additional illustrations, plus a new chapter and extended bibliography. It remains an invaluable resource for students and for anyone interested in African art.