The Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators
by Christa Clarke
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art 2006
Number of pages: 217
The rich and diverse artistic heritage of sub-Saharan Africa is presented in 40 traditional works in the Metropolitan's collection. Included are a brief introduction and history of the continent, an explanation of the role of visual expression in Africa, descriptions of the form and function of the works, lesson plans, class activities, a map, a bibliography, and a glossary.
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