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The Resource Invention and tradition : the art of Southeastern Nigeria, Herbert M. Cole ; Dierk Dierking, editor

Invention and tradition : the art of Southeastern Nigeria, Herbert M. Cole ; Dierk Dierking, editor

Label
Invention and tradition : the art of Southeastern Nigeria
Title
Invention and tradition
Title remainder
the art of Southeastern Nigeria
Statement of responsibility
Herbert M. Cole ; Dierk Dierking, editor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Cole, Herbert M
Dewey number
730.9669
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • NB1097.6.N54
  • NB1099.N5
LC item number
  • C65 2012
  • C65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dierking, Dierk
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sculpture
  • Masks
  • Art, Nigerian
  • Art, Nigerian
  • Masks
  • Sculpture
  • Nigeria
  • Maske
  • Plastik
  • Nigeria
Label
Invention and tradition : the art of Southeastern Nigeria, Herbert M. Cole ; Dierk Dierking, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-236)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The aesthetics of form. Form and style conventions in figural carving ; Formal variety in masks ; Shared masking themes. Beauty and the beast ; Three-part horizontal composite masks ; Head-on-neck headdress ; Janus imagery -- Formal qualities in masks -- Inventive features: eyes, mouths, noses and ears -- Resonance: meaning, uses, purposes, functions and contexts. Invented spirits and invented forms ; Invented deities: figures ; Invented spirits: masks ; Carvers/artists ; The shrine contexts of figural sculpture ; Mask contexts and meanings ; Conclusion: revisiting invention -- Maps -- Peoples, cultures, and styles of Southeastern Nigeria. Igbo ; The lower Niger bronze industry ; Isoko ; Urhobo ; Ijo ; Ogoni ; Ibibio/Oron/Eket ; Ejagham/Efut ; Mbembe ; Bokyi ; Tiv ; Idoma-Akweya ; Igala -- Plates -- Two case studies on masks and masking. Okoroshi: invented Igbo spirits descended from the clouds ; The nexus of tradition and invention in Igbo maiden masks: a speculative case study
Control code
756180888
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9783791346007
Lccn
2012495462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)756180888
Label
Invention and tradition : the art of Southeastern Nigeria, Herbert M. Cole ; Dierk Dierking, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-236)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The aesthetics of form. Form and style conventions in figural carving ; Formal variety in masks ; Shared masking themes. Beauty and the beast ; Three-part horizontal composite masks ; Head-on-neck headdress ; Janus imagery -- Formal qualities in masks -- Inventive features: eyes, mouths, noses and ears -- Resonance: meaning, uses, purposes, functions and contexts. Invented spirits and invented forms ; Invented deities: figures ; Invented spirits: masks ; Carvers/artists ; The shrine contexts of figural sculpture ; Mask contexts and meanings ; Conclusion: revisiting invention -- Maps -- Peoples, cultures, and styles of Southeastern Nigeria. Igbo ; The lower Niger bronze industry ; Isoko ; Urhobo ; Ijo ; Ogoni ; Ibibio/Oron/Eket ; Ejagham/Efut ; Mbembe ; Bokyi ; Tiv ; Idoma-Akweya ; Igala -- Plates -- Two case studies on masks and masking. Okoroshi: invented Igbo spirits descended from the clouds ; The nexus of tradition and invention in Igbo maiden masks: a speculative case study
Control code
756180888
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9783791346007
Lccn
2012495462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)756180888

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