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 1975:
 

*sold in 2014 for 9 Euro
African Arts
Winter 1975, Volume VIII, Number 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.
 
Letters
Frank Willett, Marian Latta, Frederic Poons, Jessie Sparkman, James W. Fernandez, Tina Garcia, Gregory LeGrand, Andrew Solt, Gregg Sutton, Barbara Epstein, Pascal James Imperato and Elizabeth Zutt
African Arts 1975 8:2, 2-3
 
Competition 1974
Mohamed Omer Bushara
African Arts 1975 8:2, 8-15
 
Bono Royal Regalia
Dennis M. Warren
African Arts 1975 8:2, 16-21
 
Tikar Stones
Marietta B. Joseph
African Arts 1975 8:2, 22-80
 
Moroccan Folk Jewelry
Robert K. Liu and Liza Wataghani
African Arts 1975 8:2, 28-80
 
Gelede Dance of the Western Yoruba
Margaret Thompson Drewal and Henry John Drewal
African Arts 1975 8:2, 36-79
 
Random Music of the Birom
Samuel Akpabot
African Arts 1975 8:2, 46-80
 
The Yoruba Master Drummer
Ayo Bankole, Judith Bush, Sadek H. Samaan, Kofi Anyidoho, Mbuyi-Kalal Alafuele and Inih Akpan Ebong
African Arts 1975 8:2, 48-78
 
Yoruba Religious Cults
M. D. McLeod
African Arts 1975 8:2, 57-57
 
African Fabrics: Selections from the Girard Foundation Collection
Tom Dickerson
African Arts 1975 8:2, 58-58
 
African and Ancient Mexican Art: The Loran Collection
Daniel J. Crowley
African Arts 1975 8:2, 59-60
 
The Mwondo Theatre Since 1973
African Arts 1975 8:2, 66-67
 
The Traditional Artist in African Societies by Warren L. d'Azevedo
Douglas Fraser
African Arts 1975 8:2, 68-69
 
Primitive Art and Society by Anthony Forge
Alan P. Merriam
African Arts 1975 8:2, 69-71
 
Textilien Aus Westafrika by Brigitte Menzel
Kate P. Kent
African Arts 1975 8:2, 71-72
 
Contemporary African Art in South Africa by E. J. de Jager
John Povey
African Arts 1975 8:2, 72-73
 
African Accumulative Sculpture: Power and Display by Arnold Rubin
Herbert M. Cole
African Arts 1975 8:2, 73-73
 
Nigerian Traditional Sculpture
John Povey
African Arts 1975 8:2, 74-74
 
Gelede Mask
Ernest Fantel
African Arts 1975 8:2, 75-75
 
Reply to Dr. Ernest Fantel
Henry Drewal
African Arts 1975 8:2, 75-75
 
Kora Melodies
Susan Gunn Pevar
African Arts 1975 8:2, 75-76










 


African Arts
Spring 1975, Volume VIII, Number 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.

 
Letters
Noni Gecaga, Daniel O'Rorke, William Lawrence Brown, Marilyn Chandler, Margarita Bach, Wiley N. Kulia, S. B. Tyler, Arturo Milland, Marylou Cuttler, Samuel Akpabot, Benjamin Kessler, William Wyckom Jr.D. Mainwaring
African Arts 1975 8:3, 5-7
 
Vincent Kofi
Lawrence Grobel
African Arts 1975 8:3, 8-8
 
Another Opinion on Pictorial Art in Zambia
Robert Serpell
African Arts 1975 8:3, 8-86
 
African Perspective: New Directions
Melvin Silverman
African Arts 1975 8:3, 10-10
 
The Art of Festival in Ghana
Herbert M. Cole
African Arts 1975 8:3, 12-90
 
Woman Power and Art in a Senufo Village
Anita J. Glaze
African Arts 1975 8:3, 24-90
 
The Tsoede Bronzes and Owo Yoruba Art
Douglas Fraser
African Arts 1975 8:3, 30-91
 
Perseus and Medusa in Africa Military Art in Fanteland 1834–1972
George Nelson Preston
African Arts 1975 8:3, 36-92
 
An Urban Way of Death
Rene A. Bravmann
African Arts 1975 8:3, 42-90
 
Textual and Contextual Analysis in African Art Studies
Daniel P. Biebuyck
African Arts 1975 8:3, 48-90
 
Icons of the Mind: Yoruba Herbalism Arts in Atlantic Perspective
Robert Farris Thompson
African Arts 1975 8:3, 52-90
 
Cultural Resistance
John Povey
African Arts 1975 8:3, 72-73
 
Art Africain
T. Herrbach
African Arts 1975 8:3, 73-73
 
The Art and People of Black Africa by Jacqueline Delange , Carol F. Jopling
Doran Ross
African Arts 1975 8:3, 80-81
 
The Black Mind: A History of African Literature by O. R. Dathorne
John Povey
African Arts 1975 8:3, 81-82
 
Songs and Stories from Uganda by W. Moses Serwadda , Hewitt Pantaleoni
Roderic Knight
African Arts 1975 8:3, 82-83
 
Leopard among the Women: Shabeelnaagood: A Somali Play by Hassan Sheikh Mumin , B. W. Andrzejewski
Margaret Castagno
African Arts 1975 8:3, 83-84
 
The Rape of Nigeria's Antiquities
Keith Nicklin
African Arts 1975 8:3, 86-88
 
The Price of Popularity
Merrick Posnansky
African Arts 1975 8:3, 88-89









 


*
African Arts
Summer 1975, Volume VIII, Number 4. 
African Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California.
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.
86 pages. 
Many color and black and white photos and other illustrations. 
Soft cover. 
Approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. 
The topics cover include:
Ethiopian Crowns; Discovery of a Masterpiece: A 16th Century Iv ory Bowl from Sierra Leone; Cyprien Tokudagba of Abomey; Statuettes of the Abiku Cult; The Afrika Museum in Berg En Dal; Chike Aniakor: Poems and Drawings; Pende Masks in Kauffman Museum; King Marapaka’s Dream; Benin Bronze Preservation; Bamana and Manika Twin Figures; Mufwankolo Theater; and many other interesting items.  This would be a great reference for those who own, collect, sell or are just interested in African art, artifacts, masks, sculpture, carving, bronzes, metalwork; , designs, cultures, and peoples.
 

Letters
Lisa Snyder, Robert Dick-Read, Douglas Fraser, Philomena West, David Crilling and Tamara Northern
African Arts 1975 8:4, 2-3
 
Ethiopian Crowns
René Brus
African Arts 1975 8:4, 8-84
 
Discovery of a Masterpiece. A 16th-Century Ivory Bowl from Sierra Leone
Vinigi L. Grottanelli
African Arts 1975 8:4, 14-83
 
Cyprien Tokudagba of Abomey
Edna G. Bay
African Arts 1975 8:4, 24-84
 
Statuettes of the Abiku Cult
Christian Merlo
African Arts 1975 8:4, 30-84
 
The Afrika Museum Berg en dal
Hans Witte
African Arts 1975 8:4, 36-41
 
Chike Aniakor: Poems and Drawings
African Arts 1975 8:4, 42-43
 
Pende Masks in Kauffman Museum
John M. Janzen and Reinhild Kauenhoven-Janzen
African Arts 1975 8:4, 44-47
 
King Marapaka's Dream
Michael Peplow and Z. K. Oloruntoba
African Arts 1975 8:4, 48-65
 
Benin Bronze Preservation
Judith Weston and Meryl Johnson
African Arts 1975 8:4, 50-84
 
Bamana and Maninka Twin Figures
Pascal James Imperato
African Arts 1975 8:4, 52-84
 
The Mufwankolo Theater
John Povey
African Arts 1975 8:4, 66-67
 
More Comments on “New Cattle Sculpture”
John G. Wilson
African Arts 1975 8:4, 68-68
 
West African Art: Collection of Jack Baltes
African Arts 1975 8:4, 70-70
 
Iron Art of the Blacksmith in the Western Sudan
John Nunley
African Arts 1975 8:4, 70-71
 
Expanded African Collection
Martha G. Anderson
African Arts 1975 8:4, 72-73
 
Dimensions in Black Art
Rhoda Levinsohn
African Arts 1975 8:4, 73-76
 
Ibo, Ibibio and Ogoni Masks
Pascal James Imperato
African Arts 1975 8:4, 76-76
 
Contemporary African Folk Art: Barbershop Signs and Hairstyles
Nancy Cromwell
African Arts 1975 8:4, 77-77
 
The Music of Africa by J. H. Kwabena Nketia
Robert Kauffman
African Arts 1975 8:4, 78-79
 
The Drama of Black Africa by Anthony Graham-White
John Povey
African Arts 1975 8:4, 79-80
 
Fabulous Ancestors: Stone Carvings from Sierra Leone and Guinea by Aldo Tagliaferri , Arno Hammacher
Philip Allison
African Arts 1975 8:4, 80-81
 
Tradition and Creativity in Tribal Art by Daniel Biebuyck
Chike C. Aniakor
African Arts 1975 8:4, 82-83

sold on Ebay in 2008  11 Euro








 


African Arts
October 1975, Volume IX, Number 1.
African Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California.
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.
93 pages.
Many color and black and white photos and other illustrations.
Soft cover.
Approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches.
The topics cover include:
The Festival of African Arts; Eshu-Elegba: The Yoruba Trickster God; Two Kongo Potters; New Terracotta Finds at Oko-Eso, Ife; Ashanti Kente Cloth Motifs; The Art of the Yaka; George Msimang of South Africa; A Bronze Stool Collected at Ijebu Ode; African Art and Authenticity; Sierra Leone’s Newly Born Theater; The Asude: Yoruba Jewelsmiths; and many other interesting items. This would be a great reference for those who own, collect, sell or are just interested in African art, artifacts, masks, sculpture, carving, bronzes, metalwork; textiles, prints, designs, cultures, and peoples.

Letters
Philip Goldman, William Fagg, Rex Quartey, Frank Willett and Kennell Jackson Jr.
African Arts 1975 9:1, 1-5
 
An African World: The Basongye Village of Lupupa Ngye by Alan P. Merriam
David Brokensha
African Arts 1975 9:1, 6-6
 
Icon and Image: A Study of Sacred and Secular Forms of African Classical Art by Denis Williams
Douglas Fraser
African Arts 1975 9:1, 6-82
 
The Festival of African Arts
African Arts 1975 9:1, 8-19
 
Eshu-Elegba: The Yoruba Trickster God
John Pemberton
African Arts 1975 9:1, 20-92
 
Two Kongo Potters
Janet MacGaffey
African Arts 1975 9:1, 28-92
 
New Terracotta Finds at Oko-Eso, Ife
Omotoso Eluyemi
African Arts 1975 9:1, 32-92
 
Kente Cloth Motifs
Shea Clark Smith
African Arts 1975 9:1, 36-39
 
The Art of the Yaka
Kenneth Lee Adelman
African Arts 1975 9:1, 40-43
 
George Msimang of South Africa
African Arts 1975 9:1, 44-47
 
A Bronze Stool Collected at Ijebu Ode
J. R. O. Ojo
African Arts 1975 9:1, 48-92
 
African Art and Authenticity
Joseph Cornet
African Arts 1975 9:1, 52-55
 
Sierra Leone's Newly-Born Theater
Sylvester Ekundayo Rowe
African Arts 1975 9:1, 56-59
 
The Asude: Yoruba Jewelsmiths
Bolanle Awe
African Arts 1975 9:1, 60-92
 
Sakakke: Textile Art from West Africa
African Arts 1975 9:1, 73-73
 
Black Kingdoms
James Felici
African Arts 1975 9:1, 73-74
 
Egyptian Tapestries
African Arts 1975 9:1, 76-76
 
African Heritage
African Arts 1975 9:1, 77-78
 
Masked Rituals of Afikpo
René Bravmann
African Arts 1975 9:1, 78-78
 
The Divine Gifts
Michelle V. Gilbert
African Arts 1975 9:1, 79-80
 
African Art from the Collection of Julian and Irma Brody
Fred Gros
African Arts 1975 9:1, 80-80
 
African Tribal Masks
Irwin Hersey
African Arts 1975 9:1, 81-81
 
The Bambara by Dominique Zahan
Pascal James Imperato
African Arts 1975 9:1, 82-83
 
Indigenous African Architecture by René Gardi , Sigrid MacRae
Labelle Prussin
African Arts 1975 9:1, 83-85
 
African Art as Philosophy by Douglas Fraser
Perkins Foss
African Arts 1975 9:1, 85-87
 
Dance and Society in Eastern Africa 1890-1970: The Beni Ngoma by T. O. Ranger
David Brokensha
African Arts 1975 9:1, 87-88
 
The Atlas of Africa
Bernard W. Riley
African Arts 1975 9:1, 88-89
 
Made in West Africa by Christine Price
Evelyn Jones Rich
African Arts 1975 9:1, 89-90

sold on Ebay in 2008  7, 17 Euro









 

ARTS D'AFRIQUE NOIRE N°16 HIVER 1975 (R. LEHUARD)
Articles :

A propos d'un bronze abron (Max Itzikovitz)

Le musée de Hambourg (Nadine De Meyere)

Masques en étain sénoufo (Michel Convers)


sold on Ebay in 2009  45 Euro








 


SOTHEBY’S NYC
11 Apr 1975
TRIBAL AFRICAN OCEANIC ART
AFRICAN, OCEANIC, and (a few lots of) PRE-COLUMBIAN ART
251 Lots
B/W pictures

sold on Ebay in 2008  24 Euro
available on Ebay in 2014  50 $









 

AUCTION CATALOGUE ON TRIBAL ART/ART PRIMITIF
HELD AT HOTEL DROUOT
BY LOUDMER/POULAIN
APRIL 16 1975
36 PAGES
179 LOTS, 27 B/W ILLUSTRATIONS

sold on Ebay in 2008  21 Euro










 


Sotheby & Co
The Tara Collection of African Sculpture (formed by Mr and Mrs J. W. Gillon)
London
15 July, 1975
60 pp.

sold on Ebay in 2008  24 Euro
available on Ebay in 2008  40 $, in 2009  18 Euro, in 2014  80 4










 


SOTHEBY’S
catalog NY
1975 Oct 10-11
AFRICAN, OCEANIC, AND PRE-COLUMBIAN ART PROPERTY OF JAY C. LEFF
523 Lots
B/W pictures

sold on Ebay in 2008  11 Euro









 


*sold in 2017 for 9 Euro
*
GUIMIOT, Phillippe (ed.)
Afrikaanse beeldhouwkunst nieuw zicht op een erfgoed - Sculptures africaines nouveau regard sur un héritage: Honderd meesterwerken van het ethnografisch museum van Antwerpen en van privékollekties = Cent chef-d'oeuvres du musée ethnographique d'Anvers et de collections particulières
Antwerpen
Meirsschaut & Zoon
1975
87 pp.
Exhibition catalogue.
The Ethnographic Museum of Antwerp.
Numerous colour and b&w photographs.
Text in Dutch and French.

available in 2015 from CMG Art Books  40 $, from Vasco  60 Euro
available on Ebay in 2015  30 $
available from pnieuwen@vub.ac.be for 9 Euro









 


AUCTION CATALOGUE ON TRIBAL ART AND ANTIQUES
HELD AT HOTEL DROUOT PARIS BY LAURIN-GUILLOUX
DECEMBER 5 1975
20 PAGES
WITH 29 LOTS ILLUSTRATED ON B/W PLATES , 76 LOTS

sold on Ebay in 2009  8 Euro










 


Editeur : Ader Tajan
Art nègre et antiques
Vente 05 12 1975
Hôtel Drouot









 


Christies
Antiquities and Primitive Art
9 December 1975
36 pp.
16 plates

sold on Ebay in 2007  15 GBP








 


SAKAKKE: TEXTILE ART FROM WEST AFRICA
New York
African American Institute
1975
13 pages
Art An exhibition of textiles from Dahomey, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo and Upper Volta.
illustrated with black and white photographs.









 


*
RIVIERE, MARCEAU
Les Chefs-D`Oeuvre Africains des Collections Privees Francaises
African masterpieces from private French collections
Die Afrikanischen meisterwerke Franzosischer Privatsammlungen
Paris
Editions Philbi
1975
176 pp.
29 x 22 cm
Richement illustré de reproductions en noir et blanc et en couleurs
with tri-lingual captions (French, English & German) & hundreds of illus., many in color, 4to, cloth
Relié pleine toile verte avec titre doré
Texte en Français + English and German translations.

sold on Ebay in 2008  20, 33, 56, 58, 59, 79 Euro, in 2009  46 Euro, in 2011  35, 36 Euro, in 2014  25 Euro
sold at Zemanek in 2009  50 Euro
available in 2007  85, 350 Euro, in 2008  58, 60, 70, 86, 90, 100, 110, 120, 170, 175, 180 Euro, in 2015 from Vasco  189 Euro
available on Ebay in 2008  27, 60 Euro










 


*
Westerdijk, H.
IJZERWERK VAN CENTRAAL AFRIKA: een systematische indeling van mensen, sabels en bijlen, met een overzicht van oorlogs- en statiesperen, pijlen, geneesmiddelen en muziekinstrumenten, voorafgegaan door een inleiding over de smid en zijn werk
Rotterdam
Tijdstroom & Museum voor Land - en Volkenkunde Rotterdam
1975
154 pages
20 photographs and 811 drawings of objects--principally weapons and throwing knife throughout
maps, biblio
Text: Dutch.
ISBN-10: 9060879392
ISBN-13: 978-9060879399
Written by one of the best scholars in African weapons, this book presents a depth survey of central African weapons, all profusely illustrated by drawings (mostly) et photographs. The blades, knives, arrows, spears, iron money and other iron artefacts are ethnically identified and ranked by groups. This is one of the earliest publication about African weapons and metal implement, one of the most quoted books on that topic.

Inhoud :
- Komst van het ijzer in Afrika (Provenance of Iron in Africa)
– Ijzerwinning (Iron extraction)
– De smid, zijn werk en zijn gereedschappen (The Blacksmith, his work, his tools)
– Benoeming van messen, sabels en bijlen (Classification of knives and axes)
– Overzicht van oorlogs -en statieperen (Overview of Spears)
– Overzicht van de pijlen (Overview of Arrows)
– Ijzergeld (Iron Money)
– Muziekinstrumenten (Musical Instruments)
– Overige ijzerprodukten. (Other ironworks)

Gewicht - Poids - Weight = 450 g

AZANDE, NGOMBE, MANGBETU ETC...

aambeeld Afrika Assyriërs Bati bijlen blaasbalg blad bladvorm Bumba cementatie Centraal-Afrika Congo Congo-gebied Congo-stroomgebied Congobekken Congolese cultuur eenvoudige Egypte enorme erts ertsen exemplaren fraaie gebied gebruik geheel geldvormen gereedschappen geweest goed gravering Groep XI grote grotere hamer handvat houten ijzer ijzertechniek ijzerwinning inheemse ivoor jacht Kasai Katanga kenmerkend klepel klokken Koesj Koesjieten komen komt Konda Kongo koper Kuba Kusu Leopold Lokele Lualaba Luba Lulua Luschan maken Mangbetu Matakam Mbala Mbanja Meroë messen mestype mesvormen metalen metallurgie meteoorijzer mogelijk muziekinstrumenten Naast Napata Ndengese Ngbaka Ngbandi Ngombe Nkundu Nkutshu noordoosten Nubië Nzakara Olombo onze Pangwe pijlen pijlpunten Poto produkten produktie rijk Sabanga sabelmessen Sapo-Sapo schacht schede schedes Schmiede smeden smid soms Songye speerbladen speertypen speren stammen statiesperen steel streek Tetela treffen Tshokwe typen typische Ubangi vaak variaties veelal verh vervaardigd vervolg vinding volken vooral vorm vuur wapen wapens werk werpmessen Woto Zande zeldzaam zoals zuidelijke zuiden zullen

available on Ebay in 2007  100 Euro
sold on Ebay in 2008  88 Euro, in 2010  62, 67 Euro
available used in 2011  45, 70 Euro,  179 $, in 2012 from Vasco  120 Euro, in 2013 from Shikra  40 Euro, in 2015 from Vasco  150 Euro








 

Ethiopie d’aujourd’hui : la terre et les hommes
Catalogue d’exposition du musée de l’homme
1975
126 pages
Couverture souple.
100 illustrations en noir et blanc de personnes, objets …
Contient un disque audio à la fin.
Exhibition catalogue from the Musée de l’Homme in Paris in 1975.
Softcover.
100 black and white illustrations of people and objects, map, biblio. Includes an audio recording.

available in 2008  18 Euro, in 2009  15, 19, 20, 25, 26 Euro, in 2014 in Paris  15 Euro
sold on Ebay in 2009  20, 25, 42, 111 Euro, in 2010  41 Euro







 


Holas, Bohumil Théophile [1909 - 1979]
IMAGE DE LA MERE DANS L'ART IVOIRIEN
Dakar, Abidjan
Les nouvelles éditions Africaines
1975
125 p.
21 x 13 cm
abondamment illustré (par ethnie) en n/b.
Broché
Poids - weight = 300 g
in-8
70 photos pleine page (noir et blanc)
ouvrage de référence rare
written in French
Long-time director of the IFAN Museum in Abidjan

sold on Ebay in 2009  21 Euro, in 2012  21 Euro



`








 


*
Ladislas Segy
African Sculpture Speaks
New York
Da Capo Press
1975
345 pp.
Format: Paperback
164 photographic plates of masks, votive figures, metalwork, carvings, with introduction. Ashanti, Yoruba, Benin, etc.
4eme édition mise à jour

In depth coverage of : MEANING & SOURCES OF AFRICAN ART - ANIMISM ; DOLLS ; MAGIC ; FETISHISM ; MYTHOLOGY ; CULT OF THE DEAD ; ANCESTOR WORSHIP ; TOTEMISM ; MASKS etc THE CONTENT OF AFRICAN ART - HISTORY ; CHARACTERISTIC FORMS ; STYLISTIC FEATURES ; SIGNIFICANCE OF FORMS ; SPIRIT OF WOOD ; MATERIALS ; ANIMALS ; PSYCHOLOGY OF MASKS ; PREPARATION OF NAIL FETISHES ; RITUAL OBJECTS ; AFRICAN ART & EUROPEAN CIVILISATION - PLASTICISM ; INFLUENCE ON MODERN ART ;  COLLECTING - AGE ; PRESENT DAY PRODUCTION ; RARITY ; BENIN BRONZES ; HOW TO RECOGNISE STYLES ; VALUES ; HOW TO RECOGNIZE A GENUINE OLD CARVING ; COLOUR & PATINA ; PRESERVATION ; EXHIBITIONS  ...along with useful appendices on STYLISTIC REGIONS OF AFRICA.
Full appraisal of African art, as well as a comprehensive pictorial guide to a great art tradition. More than 275 b/w photographs of the finest African sculpture on three continents, many full page illustrations, maps of West Africa. Guide to the types of sculpture produced by the tribes of each region.
Historian and collector Ladislas Segy approaches African art from several different but interrelated perspectives, considering sculptures first as products of a distinct African culture, then as high-quality works of art.
Seeking to bring the African carver's work within the scope of the Western observer, Segy stresses the need for appraising African art within its own context, suspending established procedures for art appreciation and viewing the object as it actually is, not as we think it is or should be. Bringing to bear the disciplines of aesthetics, anthropology, psychology, and phenomenology, Segy shows how the deep-seated magico-religious beliefs of the tribal carver creates such a powerful emotional tension in the work that the viewer can recapture that emotion and identify it as part of his own experience.
Originally published in 1952 revised and enlarged over the years African Sculpture Speaks is now in its fourth edition.
A systematic style guide analyzes the characteristic features of the different styles of tribal sculpture, and a special chapter for the collector tells how to buy and care for African art.
Segy also discusses the styles of the main sculpture-producing tribes in East and South Africa. Included are maps, a bibliography, a list of illustrations, and an index.

To: African_Arts@yahoogroups.com
From: GARYGLS2000@aol.com  2010
Segy was very clever. In his book, African Sculpture, he interspersed photos of crude copies of African art in his gallery on Lexington Avenue (carved by sculptors in Italy using pictures from books) with  authentic pieces in the Metroplitan and British Museums. To the novice collector, this gave "authenticity" to Segy's gallery pieces. To my knowledge, Segy never visited Africa himself although he wrote a second book about African art and "cosmology." Remember, this was the early 1960's when Americans knew little or nothing about traditional African art and were eager to learn as much as they could about the sculpture.

Retail Price: 18 $
sold on Ebay in 2007  30 $, in 2009  12 Euro, in 2010  25 Euro










 


*
Segy, Ladislas
Masks of Black Africa (African Art Art of Illustration)
Dover Publications
1975 1976 ?
248 pp.
Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9780486231815
ISBN: 048623181X
Book Description: 247 photographs of masks, identified by tribe, place, ritual use.

246 photographs of African masks have been brought together for this authoritative and comprehensive collection by Ladislas Segy, a noted dealer in African art and author of African Sculpture. The photographs, which capture all the plastic quality of the original masks, show typical productions from all parts of Africa where masks are used. Each mask is identified by tribe, place of origin and ritual use. There are masks of the Dogon, Bambara, Senufo, Guere (Ngere)-Wobe, Baule, Kuyu, Yoruba, Baga, Bapende, Bwa, Bobo-Fing, Ibo, and many other tribes; masks in the form of animal heads, grotesques, beaded and tufted masks, face masks, and headdresses made of wood, ivory and brass.
In the introductory essay, Dr Segy discusses the psychology behind the masks, the roles of the dancer, the dance and audience, naturalism vs. abstraction as applied to the masks, the carving styles of the various tribes, the place of the carver in tribal society, and other interesting background information. A final section with additional photographs records the author's recent field trip to Africa and focuses on the masks as they come into play in the dance. There is a concise geographical guide to the plates, a map, a list of the public and private collections where the masks are found, and a bibliography.
This comprehensive collection of photographs will serve as a reference handbook for collectors, museums and students of African art. Artists and craftsmen will find this book very interesting for study or browsing as will readers interested in anthropology, psychology, the history of religion and art.'
ILLUSTRATED
MAP OF TRIBES
BIBLIOGRAPHY

List price  17 $
sold on Ebay in 2007  10 Euro, in 2008  10 $, 14 Euro, in 2009  12, 22, 32 Euro
available in 2007  2, 5, 12, 60 $,  7, 21, 38, 42 Euro, in 2009  25 Euro
v









*
Schienberg, Alfred L.
TWO - Aspects of the Doubled Image in African Arts
New York
Tribal Arts Gallery 2
December 11, '75 - February 28, '76.
40 Seiten
Amerikanischer Bildband
Text und bilder beschreiben die Bedeutung des Doppels in der afrikanischen Kunst
Mann und Frau - Janusgesicht und ähnliches
in English
Bilder schwarz weiss
Format - Hefteinband

Catalogue of Exhibition at Tribal Arts Gallery 2, New York, December 11. 75 - February 28, 76
Albert Gordon et Leonard Kahan

The exhibition and the catalogue explore one of the recurrent themes of much of Western and Central African Sculpture: the doubled image.

L'un des thèmes récurrents dans les sculptures de l'Afrique de l'ouest et centrale est celui du double : deux représentations qui expriment ensemble un thème.

Ce livre montre 95 paires d'objets photographiés en noir et blanc, provenant de différentes collections privées.

Chacun est identifié et décrit avec détail.

L'un des thèmes récurrents dans les sculptures de l'Afrique de l'ouest et centrale est celui du double : deux représentations qui expriment ensemble un thème.

Ce livre montre 95 paires d'objets photographiés en noir et blanc, provenant de différentes collections privées.

Chacun est identifié et décrit avec détail.

sold on Ebay in 2008  3, 16 Euro, in 2011  15 Euro
available in 2009  19 $
available on Ebay in 2011  20 $









 


Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand (Schaedler)
Afrikanische Kunst : Stilformen u. Kultgegenstände von mehr als 100 Stämmen
Munich
1975
352 pages
Book is written in German
ISBN 3453411242
93 photographs, 466 drawings, 11 maps
This heavily illustrated out of print survey of the art of Africa discusses the market for African art, its history and aesthetics, and then discusses and analyzes the art of more than one hundred tribes

available in 2008  22, 23 Euro
sold on Ebay in 2009  10 Euro









edition 2 in 1980








 


John Lunsford (text)

The Gustave and Franyo Schindler Collection of African Sculpture.

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.

Publication Date: 1975
163 pages
with 50 pieces documented and described in detail
Softcover edition

sold on Ebay in 2008  27 Euro










 


Icon and Symbol: The Cult of the Ancestor in African Art
Cranbrook Academy of Art/Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Published in 1975
to accompany the exhibition held May 30-July 20, 1975
Soft cover
9" x 10"
Has 34 pages with 90 different pieces pictured in b/w photographs.
Features a page which folds out to three pages with 26 different Yoruba carved figures.
Contents include: Introduction by Daniel Mato; Catalogue; Map of Africa; Bibliography. Contains works from a number of different tribes including: Bambara, Malinke, Dogon, Dan, Ashanti, Igbo, Oba, Yoruba, Bamum, Kota, Mangbetu, Kuba, Dengese, Luba, Bena Lulua, Etc.
Features a variety of masks, carved figures, carved housepost, table, royal stool, spoon, etc.
Contains an interesting text along with descriptions given for each piece listed.

sold on Ebay in 2009  20 $











 


*
Joseph Cornet, with William R. Cotter (preface);  Irwin Hersey (Editor - Translation)
Art from Zaire: 100 Masterworks from the National Collection - l'Art Du Zaire: 100 Chefs D'Oeuvre De La Collection Nationale
Catalogue of an exhibition at the African-American Institute - exhibition of traditional art from the Institute of the National Museums of Zaire
New York
Published by African-American Institute AFA
1975
133 pages
Beautifully and generously illustrated - 100 B&W - 9 colour - many great masks
Large format (11 x 8 1/2)
Softcover
English and French language
Weighs 1 1/4 pounds

Masks:
Pende Gitenga
Salampasu
Yaka
Kuba Bwoom

Statue:
Lengola
...

sold on Ebay in 2007 19 $, in 2008  15, 21, 26, 39, 44 Euro, in 2009  24 Euro, 20 $, in 2010  27 Euro
available  in 2007   20, 28, 35, 38, 54, 59 Euro, in 2011  12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30, 36, 42 Euro, in 2012 from Vasco 85 Euro, in 2013 from Vasco  80 Euro










 


Tamara Northern
The Sign of the Leopard: Beaded Art of Cameroon
The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut
1975
First Edition
136 pages
with 150 objects illustrated
Softcover edition

sold on Ebay in 2008  14 Euro










 


*sold in 2014 fro 12 Euro
Wladyslaw; Horst Zimmermann u.a. Filipowiak
AFRIKANISCHE PLASTIK = Rzezba Plemion Afryki
Kunsthalle Rostock - Muzeum Narodowe w Szczecinie
1975
79 Seiten
soft cover
zahlreiche Abbildungen
Sprachen: deutsch, polnisch

available in 2013  33, 34, 50 Euro, from Vasco  40 Euro
Rzezba Plemion Afryki - Afrikanische Plastik










 


F. Neyt, L. de Strycker
Approche des Arts Hemba
1975
64 pp.
27 x 21 cm
Paperback
French

available in 2010 from Shikra  90 Euro











 


Ulrich Klever  [Zeichn. von Gerd Pfetscher ; Kartenzeichn. von Otto Glombinski].
Title: Bruckmann's Handbuch der afrikanischen Kunst
München
Bruckmann
1975
256 p.
Subjects: Art -- Africa, West. Art, Primitive -- Africa, West.
242 ill., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN: 3765411345
ISBN-13: 978-3765411342
Notes: Bibliography: p. 245-247.
LCCN: 76453545
Bibliography: Bibliography: p. 245-247.
Ulrich Klever (* 1. Juni 1922 in Krefeld; † 11. Februar 1990 in Sankt Georgen, Chiemgau) war ein deutscher Sachbuchautor und Journalist.
Nach dem Abitur am Collegium Augustinianum Gaesdonck studierte Klever Psychologie und Zoologie, arbeitete in der Landwirtschaft und gründete einen Verlag für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. Klever wurde dann Journalist und war u.a. Chefredakteur von Praline und Annabelle sowie Kolumnist des Stern. 1954 erschien sein Hundeknigge, dem zahlreiche weitere Sachbücher, vor allem zu Antiquitäten, Hundehaltung und Kochen, folgten.










 

This WWW document was updated 2017-08


Feel free to contact me for additional information and appraisals: pnieuwen@vub.ac.be


See also:


The pages of this WWW site have received a link from the following other WWW sites and pages:

 


Keywords in other languages for this page:

Afrika, Afrikaans, Afrikaanse, antropologie, antropologisch, beeld, beelden, beeldhouwkunst, beeldhouwwerk, beeldhouwwerken, boek, boeken, caoline, clan, clans, Congo, Congolees, etnisch, etnische, ethnisch, etnische, etnografie, etnografisch, etnografische, ethnografie, ethnografisch, ethnografische, hoed, hoeden, hout, houten, houtsnijwerk, kleur, kleuren, Kongo, kunst, kunsten, kunstenaar, kunstenaars, masker, maskers, neger, negers, negerkunst, pigment, pigmenten, pluim, pluimen, pop, poppen, primitief, primitieve, raffia, rafia, sculptuur, sculpturen, speelgoed, stam, stammen, tekstiel, textiel, totem, totems, tribaal, veer, veiling, veilingen, veren, verf, geverfd, vezels, vruchtbaarheid, zaire

Africaines, Afrique, art premier, arts premiers, congolais, congolaise, fecondite, fetiche, fibres, geometrie, grenier, livre, livre, metiers, masque, masques, negre, negres, patine, poupee, poupees, robe, style brut, teintures, tribale,

Afrikanisch, Afrikanische kunst, Holzplastik, Schwarzafrika

bambola della fertilità, caolino, conchiglie, femminile, legno, maschera, metallo, patina, pelo, pigmenti, perline, fibre vegetali, piume, statua


This page can be found online at http://www.vub.ac.be/BIBLIO/nieuwenhuysen/african-art/
The Google PageRank of the whole WWW site was 4 in 2010.

Visitors to this WWW site on African art, since 2011-11-21 :

free counters