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Title Chokwe! : art and initiation among the Chokwe and related peoples / edited by Manuel Jordán with contributions by Marie-Louise Bastin ... [et al].

Imprint Munich ; New York : Prestel, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.6751 CHO    Available
Description [191] p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 31 cm.
Note "Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Birmingham Museum of Art and held at the following venues: Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama (November 1, 1998-January 3, 1999), Baltimore Museum of Art (June 13-September 5, 1999), The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (October 24, 1999-January 16, 2000)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chokwe arts: wealth of symbolism and aesthetic expression / Marie-Louise Bastin -- The king's crowns: hierarchy in the making among the Aruwund (Lunda) / Manuela Palmeirim -- Engaging the ancestors: Makishi masquerades and the transmission of knowledge among Chokwe and related peoples / Manuel Jordʹan -- Potential and fulfilled woman: initiations, sculpture, and masquerades in Kobompo District, Zambia / Elisabeth L. Cameron -- Ngidi and Mukanda initiation rites: forces of social cohesion among the Holo / Niangi Batulukisi -- Art, god, and spirit possession in the interpretation of illness among the Luvale and related peoples / Boris Wastiau -- The birth of a divination basket / Sonia Silva.
Subject Art, Chokwe -- Exhibitions.
Chokwe (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies -- Exhibitions.
Initiation rites -- Angola -- Exhibitions.
Initiation rites -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Exhibitions.
Initiation rites -- Zambia -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Jordán, Manuel.
Bastin, Marie Louise.
Birmingham Museum of Art (Birmingham, Ala.)
Baltimore Museum of Art.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
ISBN 3791319973 : $65.00

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