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Visions from the forests : the art of Liberia and Sierra Leone / Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers and Alexander Bortolot, general editors ; essays by Mariane C. Ferme and Paul Richards [and six others] ; catalogue by Alexander Bortolot, Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, Natasha Thoreson.

Other author/creatorGrootaers, J.-L. (Jan-Lodewijk), editor.
Other author/creatorBortolot, Alexander Ives, editor.
Other author/creatorMinneapolis Institute of Arts host institution.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Minneapolis, MN : Minneapolis Institute of Arts, [2014]
Copyright Notice ©2014
Description239 pages ; 28 cm
Portion of title Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone
Contents Remembering Bill Siegmann / Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers -- Forests in the imagination of the Upper Guinea coast / Mariane C. Ferme and Paul Richards -- Extending the stage : photography and Sande intitiates in the early twentieth century / Nanina Guyer -- "By their fruits you will know them" : Sande mask carvers identified / Frederick John Lamp -- Spirits from the forest : Dan masks in performance and everyday life / Daniel B. Reed -- Brass casting in Liberia / Barbara C. Johnson -- Ritual recycling : modern uses of ancient stone sculptiures in the Upper Guinea forest region / Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers -- William Siegmann, advocate for connoisseurship / Christine Mullen Kreamer -- Catalogue of objects / Alexander Bortolot, Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, and Natasha Thoreson -- Appendix : A historiography of the term nòwo / Frederick John Lamp.
General notePublished in conjunction with a traveling exhibition of the same name organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 206-232) and index.

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