Art and risk in ancient Yoruba : Ife history, power, and identity, c. 1300 /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Blier, Suzanne Preston.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: art, risk, and creativity. Art, risk, and identity. Art making : artists, subjects, technologies and media
  • Experiencing art : sight, site, and perspectives of viewing
  • If looks could kill : aesthetics and political expression
  • Embedding identity : marking the Ife body. Politics, representation, and regalia. A gallery of portrait heads : political art
  • Animal avatars : art, identity and the natural world
  • Crowning glory : the art and politics of headgear
  • Battling with symbols : scepters, staffs, and seats.