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Title Embodiments : masterworks of African figurative sculpture / edited by Christina Hellmich and Manuel Jordán ; photography by Robert A. Kato ; with Richard H. Scheller [and twenty two others].

Publication Info. New York : Delmonico Books / Prestel, [2015]


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Description 303 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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Note "Published by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and DelMonico Books / Prestel on the occasion of the exhibition Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture, de Young, San Francisco, January 31-July 5, 2015. This exhibition is organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-298) and index.
Contents The genesis of an African art collection / Richard H. Scheller -- Introduction / Manuel Jordán -- Fang statuary : from classic to iconic / Bernard de Grunne -- "Africa is continually bringing forth something new" : the canonical and non-canonical in the Scheller collection / Constantine Petridis -- On and below the surface : a convervator's view of African sculpture / Lesley Bone with contributions by Richard H. Scheller -- Shaped by light : photographing the Scheller collection / Robert A. Kato.
Subject Sculpture, African -- Exhibitions.
Figure sculpture, African -- Exhibitions.
Sculpture, African -- Private collections -- California -- San Francisco -- Exhibitions.
Wood sculpture, African -- Exhibitions.
Scheller, Richard -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Hellmich, Christina, editor.
Jordán, Manuel, editor.
Kato, Robert A., photographer.
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, host institution.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
ISBN 9783791354330 (hardcover : alk. paper)
3791354337 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40024722424

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