Some publications / books / monographs about antique, classical, ethnic, ethnographic, ethno-tribal, native, ritual, traditional, tribal, so-called "primitive" art from Sub-Saharan black Africa,
published in the year 1969:


*sold in 2014 for 9 Euro
African Arts / Arts d'Afrique
1969 Winter 
Vol. 2, No. 2
8½ X 11 inch
88-100 pages per issue
Founded: 1967
ISSN 0001-9933
E-ISSN 1937-2108
African Arts is published quarterly by the James S. Coleman African Studies Center, UCLA, and distributed by the MIT Press.
African Arts is devoted to the study and discussion of traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, African Arts readers have enjoyed high-quality visual depictions, cutting-edge explorations of theory and practice, and critical dialogue. Each issue features a core of peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning the world's second largest continent and its diasporas, and provides a host of resources - book and museum exhibition reviews, exhibition previews, features on collections, artist portfolios, dialogue and editorial columns. The journal promotes investigation of the connections between the arts and anthropology, history, language, literature, politics, religion, and sociology.

Point de Depart
African Arts 1969 2:2, 2-7
 
Prize/Prix 1968
African Arts 1969 2:2, 8-8
 
Prizewinners/Laureats
African Arts 1969 2:2, 9-9
 
Ancestor
Amir I. M. Nour
African Arts 1969 2:2, 10-11
 
The Wanderers: A Novel of Africa
Ezekiel Mphahlele
African Arts 1969 2:2, 12-61
 
African Art at Los Angeles
African Arts 1969 2:2, 16-23
 
A. C. Jordan, 1907-1968
Daniel P. Kunene
African Arts 1969 2:2, 24-26
 
Nomabhadi and the MBULU
African Arts 1969 2:2, 26-69
 
La Nouvelle au Maroc
Mohamed-Aziz Lahbabi
African Arts 1969 2:2, 28-71
 
Genevieve
R. Sarif Easmon
African Arts 1969 2:2, 30-76
 
Le marché d'Ayorou
Rissa Ixa
African Arts 1969 2:2, 33-33
 
Five Nigerian Artists
Juliet Highet
African Arts 1969 2:2, 34-41
 
Letter from Addis Ababa
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:2, 42-62
 
Arts of the Angolan Peoples. II: Lwena / L'Art d'un Peuple d'Angola. II: Lwena
Marie-Louise Bastin
African Arts 1969 2:2, 46-80
 
Naissance du Roman Africain Francophone
Mohamadou Kane
African Arts 1969 2:2, 54-58
 
À Propos
Emma Maquet
African Arts 1969 2:2, 69-69

sold on Ebay in 2008  14 Euro
available in 2013 from Vasco  25 Euro










 

*sold in 2014 for 9 Euro
African Arts / Arts d'Afrique
1969 Spring 
Vol. 2, No. 3
8½ X 11 inch
88-100 pages per issue
Founded: 1967
ISSN 0001-9933
E-ISSN 1937-2108
African Arts is published quarterly by the James S. Coleman African Studies Center, UCLA, and distributed by the MIT Press.
African Arts is devoted to the study and discussion of traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, African Arts readers have enjoyed high-quality visual depictions, cutting-edge explorations of theory and practice, and critical dialogue. Each issue features a core of peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning the world's second largest continent and its diasporas, and provides a host of resources - book and museum exhibition reviews, exhibition previews, features on collections, artist portfolios, dialogue and editorial columns. The journal promotes investigation of the connections between the arts and anthropology, history, language, literature, politics, religion, and sociology.

Front Matter
African Arts 1969 2:3
 
First Word
African Arts 1969 2:3, 1-2
 
Point de Depart
African Arts 1969 2:3, 2-88
 
Mbari Is Life
Herbert M. Cole
African Arts 1969 2:3, 8-87
 
Painting Is a Creation
Hezbon Edward Owiti
African Arts 1969 2:3, 18-19
 
Zimbabwe: A Century of Discovery
Brian Fagan
African Arts 1969 2:3, 20-86
 
Farid Belkahia: Artiste et animateur propos recuellis
Dominique Desanti and Jean Decock
African Arts 1969 2:3, 26-29
 
Efik Songs
Peter Thomas
African Arts 1969 2:3, 30-31
 
Ori Olokun: A New Art Center
David Brokensha
African Arts 1969 2:3, 32-35
 
Bété Masked Dance: A View from within
Armistead P. Rood
African Arts 1969 2:3, 36-76
 
Rock Paintings of Southern Africa
H. C. Woodhouse
African Arts 1969 2:3, 44-49
 
Arts of the Angolan Peoples. III: Songo / L'Art d'un Peuple d'Angola. III: Songo
Marie-Louise Bastin
African Arts 1969 2:3, 50-81
 
In a Whisper
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 58-58
 
Shifting Gears
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 58-58
 
Lost Song
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 59-59
 
Mosebolle (Miles from Elsinore)
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 60-60
 
Prayer
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 60-60
 
Ode to Myself
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 60-60
 
Cafe Terrace
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 60-60
 
Ring the Child Alive
Solomon Deressa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 60-60
 
Vitalité du Cameroun: Mardi soir vers 7 heures
Frederick Quinn
African Arts 1969 2:3, 61-63
 
Lettre de Douala
Emmanuel E. Moukory
African Arts 1969 2:3, 64-65
 
Le Cinema au Cameroun
Roger Aubry
African Arts 1969 2:3, 66-69
 
Le Banc de Sable
Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa
African Arts 1969 2:3, 70-71
 
Au Clair de Lune
Emmanuel E. Moukory
African Arts 1969 2:3, 72-72
 
Regret
Yvette Béyissa Lantelne
African Arts 1969 2:3, 72-72
 
Echo des Morts
Emmanuel E. Moukory
African Arts 1969 2:3, 73-73
 
Le Grand Conflit
Marcel Mvondo II
African Arts 1969 2:3, 73-73
 
Les Amants de Nulle Part
Boe A-Amang
African Arts 1969 2:3, 74-75
 
À Propos
African Arts 1969 2:3, 82-84
 
Back Matter
African Arts 1969 2:3

sold on Ebay in 2008  11, 20 Euro
available in 2013  from Vasco  25 Euro











 

*sold in 2014 for 9 Euro
African Arts / Arts d'Afrique
1969 Autumn 
Vol. 2, No. 4
8½ X 11 inch
88-100 pages per issue
Founded: 1967
ISSN 0001-9933
E-ISSN 1937-2108
African Arts is published quarterly by the James S. Coleman African Studies Center, UCLA, and distributed by the MIT Press.
African Arts is devoted to the study and discussion of traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, African Arts readers have enjoyed high-quality visual depictions, cutting-edge explorations of theory and practice, and critical dialogue. Each issue features a core of peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning the world's second largest continent and its diasporas, and provides a host of resources - book and museum exhibition reviews, exhibition previews, features on collections, artist portfolios, dialogue and editorial columns. The journal promotes investigation of the connections between the arts and anthropology, history, language, literature, politics, religion, and sociology.

Front Matter
African Arts 1969 2:4
 
First Word
African Arts 1969 2:4, 1-7
 
Point de Depart
African Arts 1969 2:4, 7-80
 
Keeping the Town Healthy: Ekpo Ritual in Avbiama Village
Paula Ben-Amos and Osarenren Omoregie
African Arts 1969 2:4, 8-79
 
La Litterature Orale des Fang / The Oral Literature of the Fang
Elie Ekogamve
African Arts 1969 2:4, 14-78
 
A Conversation with Gebre Kristos Desta
Sydney W. Head and Gebre Kristos Desta
African Arts 1969 2:4, 20-25
 
Fugue for Waterfrogs. A Poem in Three Movements
John Okai
African Arts 1969 2:4, 26-29
 
Arts of the Angolan Peoples. IV: Mbundu / L'Art d'un Peuple d'Angola. IV: Mbundu
Marie-Louise Bastin
African Arts 1969 2:4, 30-76
 
The African Writer in the Contemporary World
Bankole Timothy
African Arts 1969 2:4, 38-41
 
Mbari Is a Dance
Herbert M. Cole
African Arts 1969 2:4, 42-79
 
Le Blanc en Procès
Georges-Louis Hingot
African Arts 1969 2:4, 52-56
 
Les Coupeurs de Bois
François Meye
African Arts 1969 2:4, 57-59
 
Nausee Noire
Mohammed Khair-Eddine
African Arts 1969 2:4, 60-61
 
Report from London: The African Actor
Femi Euba
African Arts 1969 2:4, 62-64
 
Notes sur les Figures du Bwete
Louis Perrois and Leon Siroto
African Arts 1969 2:4, 65-67
 
Notes on the Bwiiti Figures
Leon Siroto and Louis Perrois
African Arts 1969 2:4, 67-69
 
Back Matter
African Arts 1969 2:4

available in 2013  from Vasco  25 Euro
available from pnieuwen@vub.ac.be for 9 Euro










 

*sold in 2014 for 9 Euro
African Arts / Arts d'Afrique
1969
Vol. 3, No. 1
8½ X 11 inch
88-100 pages per issue
Founded: 1967
ISSN 0001-9933
E-ISSN 1937-2108
African Arts is published quarterly by the James S. Coleman African Studies Center, UCLA, and distributed by the MIT Press.
African Arts is devoted to the study and discussion of traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, African Arts readers have enjoyed high-quality visual depictions, cutting-edge explorations of theory and practice, and critical dialogue. Each issue features a core of peer-reviewed scholarly articles concerning the world's second largest continent and its diasporas, and provides a host of resources - book and museum exhibition reviews, exhibition previews, features on collections, artist portfolios, dialogue and editorial columns. The journal promotes investigation of the connections between the arts and anthropology, history, language, literature, politics, religion, and sociology.

Articles en anglais et en français, notamment sur l'art Yoruba et Makonde.

Front Matter
African Arts 1969 3:1
 
First Word
African Arts 1969 3:1, 1-79
 
Point de Depart
African Arts 1969 3:1, 7-78
 
Nnaggenda: Experimental Ugandan Artist
Sidney L. Kasfir
African Arts 1969 3:1, 8-88
 
UCLA's Yoruba Doors
Jean M. Borgatti
African Arts 1969 3:1, 14-88
 
Sehili: Peintre du Maghreb
Madeleine Giuliani
African Arts 1969 3:1, 20-85
 
Elégie à l'Afrique
Rene Philombe
African Arts 1969 3:1, 26-26
 
Prière Tellurique
Rene Philombe
African Arts 1969 3:1, 27-27
 
La Ballade des Braves
Rene Philombe
African Arts 1969 3:1, 27-27
 
Sur la Tombe de mon Père
Rene Philombe
African Arts 1969 3:1, 27-27
 
La Peinture en Egypte Moderne
Gabriel Boctor
African Arts 1969 3:1, 28-87
 
Art as a Verb in Iboland
Herbert M. Cole
African Arts 1969 3:1, 34-88
 
Traditional Masks and Figures of the Makonde
Mary Louise Franz
African Arts 1969 3:1, 42-88
 
Modern Makonde: Discovery in East African Art
Megchelina Shore-Bos
African Arts 1969 3:1, 46-81
 
The Olosunta Festival
Jola Ogunlusi
African Arts 1969 3:1, 52-85
 
Oriki in Traditional Yoruba Music
'Tunji Vidal
African Arts 1969 3:1, 56-59
 
Traditional Yoruba Theater
Joel Adedeji
African Arts 1969 3:1, 60-63
 
Le Mal-Mort
Abdou Anta Ka
African Arts 1969 3:1, 64-66
 
Erratum: Le Blanc en Procès
African Arts 1969 3:1, 66-66
 
Prayer to Wetri Yéyé
Boevi Aggrey Zankli
African Arts 1969 3:1, 67-67
 
Oliti
Paul Aj Ayah
African Arts 1969 3:1, 68-76
 
Back Matter
African Arts 1969 3:1

sold on Ebay in 2008  11 Euro









 


CHRISTIE’S LONDON
Important Primitive Art
The Property of Mrs. MARY CURCUMELLI-RODOSTAMO, Monsieur CHRISTIAN GRANDJEAN, GUY KILROY, Esq., D. E. M. MARSH, Esq., A.C. VAN DER MEULEN, Esq. GORDON NORTON, Esq. and others
AUCTION CATALOGUE
LONDON
MAY 1969
59 pages
179 lots
WESTERN AFRICA LOTS 1- 47
NIGERIA & CAMEROONS LOTS 48-69
GABON & CONGO LOTS 70- 94
THE AMERICAS LOTS 95- 136
MELANESIA & POLYNESIA LOTS 137-179
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Every lot has a very detailed description
56 BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS
Card cover
71/4 x 9 ¾ inches

on Ebay in 2007  4 GBP









 


Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
African, Oceanic, & Eskimo Art, from Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Mali, Upper Volta, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Dahomey, Nigeria, Cameroons, Gabon and Congo From the Collection of H. Lubin
October 25, 1969
The catalog has 39 pages featuring 117 items, many of which are pictured with black and white photographs.
Items include headdresses, masks, figures, stools, knives, and other weapons.

 

 




 


Art of West African Peoples
1969

Silvan Simone Gallery (West Los Angeles)
20 page
small format
softcover book
black & white photographs of objects from a show held from November 30th - December 24th 1969.

Bamana janus statue






 


Herrmann, Ferdinand
Afrikanische Kunst ~ Werke der Kunst in Heidelberg Schriftenreihe der Portheim-Stiftung ~ aus dem volkerkundemuseum der Portheim-Stiftung
Berlin-Heidelberg-New York
Series: Werke der Kunst in Heidelberg III
Publisher: Springer Verlag
1969
pages: 108
Leinen mit Schutzumschlag = Canvas with dust jacket
with 1 map of many b/w photos
53 b/w plates
biblio.
1 folded map.
Text: German.
Cloth, in slipcase

available on Ebay in 2008  45 $, 50 Euro
sold on Ebay in 2008  15, 28 Euro









 


Text: Dmitrij Olderogge
Fotos: Werner Forman
Afrikanische Kunst -  Aus den Afrika-Sammlungen des Museums für Anthropologie und Ethnographie, Leningrad
Verlag Werner Dausien Hanau
1969
168 Seiten
Grösse 28 cm  x 24 cm
viel ganzseitige Abbildungen

sold on Ebay in 2008  23 Euro, in 2010  26 Euro
available in 2007  80 Euro


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Text: Dmitrij Olderogge
Fotos: Werner Forman
Negro Art: the art of Africa from the institute of ethnography, Leningrad
Paul Hamlyn
1969
45 pages de texte, suivies de 168 planches noir et blanc et couleurs
reliure pleine toile blanche, avec jaquette
24.5 x 28 cm
1300 g

available in 2007  15 - 35 Euro
sold on Ebay in 2008  34 Euro










Text: Dmitrij Olderogge
Fotos: Werner Forman
Arts de l'Afrique noire

available on Ebay in 2008  45 Euro








 


CURATED BY DR. VIRGINA L. CUMMINGS
'OUT OF AFRICA' FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF BUFFFALO SOCIETY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
BUFFALO MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
1969
58 PAGES

available on Ebay in 2007  40 $









 


Introduction by Frederic Littman
AFRICAN TRIBAL SCULPTURE
Fountain Gallery of Art, Portland, Oregon
1969
Staple-bound pamphlet 20+ pages showing photographs of 14 sculptures, but listing thoroughly all 137 piece from the exhibit plus a map and scholarly text.

sold on Ebay in 2007  5 $









 


*pdf of acanned book
The Herbert Baker Collection
New York
The Museum of Primitive Art
1969
45 p.
28 x 22 cm
79 items ill., mainly in b/w, some in color
Softcover with fragile binding
Poids - weight = 300 g

sold on Ebay in 2007 29 Euro












 


Holas, B.
Sculpture Senoufo
Abidjan
Centre des Sciences Humaines
1969 2nd edition
31 85 pp.
24 x 17 cm
Soft Cover
black and white plates
text is in French

available in 2013  30 Euro
 

Sculpture Sénoufo - B. Holas









 

René Gardi
1969
243 pp.
hardcover
Beautiful book with lots of colour and b/w pictures on African handcraft - wood, pottery, iron, stone, tissue...

sold on Ebay in 2008  13 Euro








 


Galerie Jacques Kerchache
Afrique Océanie Amérique
Paris
1969
44 p.
27 x 21 cm
29 objets illustrés par de nombreuses photos n/b.
Poids : 200 g

sold on Ebay in 2007  28 Euro








 

 


BASCOM, WILLIAM
The Art of Black Africa. Collection of Jay C. Leff
Exhibition: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
1969 1970 ?
Unpaginated catalogue with 312 entries and 322 b/w ills

sold on Ebay in 2008  32 Euro









 


Krieger, Kurt
Westafrikanische Plastik I, II, III
in-8, 144 pp., 272 planches h.-t., 1 carte depliante; 115 pp., 313 planches h.-t., 1 carte depliante; 108 pp., 358 planches h.-t., 1 carte depliante. Bibliogr., index.
The West African collections of the Museum fur Volkerkunde in Berlin are among the oldest and finest in the world, and are particularly strong in materials from the former German Cameroons and Togo, as well as Nigeria. These wonderful, out of print catalogues illustrate and describe significant portions of the collections. Vol. I stresses the Guinea Coast; Vol. II covers Nigeria, including Ife and Benin, and Vol. III deals with the Congo and Angola. However, each volume contains material... (African Art West Africa Nigeria)

3 vol. sold on Ebay in 2009  136 Euro
3 vol. available in 2009  140, 176, 260, 275, 340 Euro, 124, 150, 454 $










Vol I : 1965     143 S., 272 Abbildungen auf Tafeln und einer Faltkarte.


available in 2009  39 Euro

 

Vol I : 1969     126 S., 313 Abbildungen auf Tafeln und einer Faltkarte.

+ over 200 pages of illustrations
soft cover book

sold on Ebay in 2008  38 Euro











Vol III : 1969  108 S. 358 Abbildungen auf Tafeln und einer Übersichtskarte.

available in 2009  53 Euro






 


Holas, Bohumil Théophile [1909 - 1979]
Animaux dans l'Art Ivoirien
Paris
Paul Geuthner
1969
In-8 broché
sous rhodoïd
331 pp. dont env. la moitié offrant des illustr. photogr. en noir.
ouvrage de référence rare, par un spécialiste de la cote d'ivoire.
Written in French

sold on Ebay in 2009  30 Euro










 


sold in 2012 for 5 Euro
*pdf
Metropolitan Museum Of Art
Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art
1969
Book is written in English
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 7.6 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
Softcover
ISBN 0870990446
The Book depicting the Art on Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 10 to August 17, 1969.
Sous la direction de Robert Goldwater
Responsable administratif; les commissaires Douglas Newton, Julies Jones, Tamara Northern.

available in 2012  5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 24, 27, 31 Euro









 


L. Perrois B. Blankoff E.Ekogamve P.Sallée
GABON Culture et techniques
Libreville Orstom Musée de arts et traditions
1969
83 p.
28 x 19 cm
ill. en n/b. Broché, couverture à rabats

Table des matières :
- présentation du musée
- section Préhistoire et histoire
- section Artisanat Traditionnel (illustré par bois métallurgie vannerie écorce ...)
- section Vie Traditionnelle et Arts Musicaux (illustré par tambours, cordophones, hochets-xylophones - danses ...)
- section Arts Plastiques (illustré par carte des centres de style, masques blancs, grands masques, culte des ancêtres, figures d'ancêtres kota-mahongwe, pierres de Mbigou ...)

Poids - weight = 700 g

sold on Ebay in 2011  59 Euro










 


Annemarie Schweeger-Hefel
Plastik aus Afrika - Museum für Völkerkunde
Wien
1969
159 seiten
Softcover
5 farben tafel + 61 Black&White photographies
Duitstalig / en Allemand / In German
23 x 16 cm

available in 2011  15, 16, 19, 22, 35, 50 Euro
sold on Ebay in 2011  14 Euro











 

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