AFRICAN TEXTILES TODAY

Chris Spring
British Musuem Press
2012
ISBN: 9780714115597
Hardcover
256 pagine
200 illustrazioni a colori

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A fascinating book that that explores the rich variety of textile traditions throughout Africa. Sumptuous illustrations display the best of the craft and why it continues to influence photographers and contemporary artists in Africa and throughout the world. 
Creating and trading numerous types of cloth have been vital elements in African life and culture for at least two millennia, linking different parts of the continent with each other and the rest of the world. African Textiles Today shows how ideas, techniques, materials and markets have adapted and flourished, and how the dynamic traditions in African textiles have provided inspiration for the continent’s foremost contemporary artists and photographers. Enlarged details show the finest examples of textile arts, most selected from the superb collections of the British Museum.