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Secrecy : African art that conceals and reveals / by Mary H. Nooter ; contributions by 'Wande Abimbola .. [and others]..



Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department

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Publication Info.
New York : Museum for African Art, [1993]
Publication Info.


255 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 31 cm
An exhibtion catalog organized and presented by the Museum for African Art, New York.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-251) and index.
Secrecy and society : the paradox of knowing and the knowing of paradox / T.O. Beidelman -- Insight, or not seeing is believing / Allen F. Roberts -- Through the cosmic flower : secret resistance in the mural art of Sotho-Tswana women / Gary van Wyk -- Agbaa : Dangme art and the politics of secrecy / Nii Otokunor Quarcoopome -- The leopard who sleeps in a basket : Akuapem secrecy in
everyday life and in royal metaphor / Michelle Gilbert -- Eastern Pende constructions of secrecy / Z.S. Strother -- Art and secret agency : concealment and revelation in artistic expression / Suzanne Preston Blier -- Sigma! : the pilgrim's progress and the logic of secrecy / Cesare Poppi -- Secrecy and objectivity in the methodology and literature of Ifá divination / 'Wande Abimbola
and Barry Hallen -- Seduction, surrender, and portable paradise : Dogon art in modern Mali / Rachel Hoffman.
Art, Black -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Exhibitions.
Symbolism in art -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Exhibitions.
Secret societies -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Influence -- Exhibitions.
Indexed Term
Added Author
Roberts, Mary Nooter.
Abimbọla, 'Wándé.
Museum for African Art (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
African art that conceals and reveals.
3791312308 cloth $70.00 (est.)
0945802129 paperback $40.00 (est.)