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Gestures in African art

Suzanne Preston Blier

Gestures in African art

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by Suzanne Preston Blier

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Published by L. Kahan Gallery in New York (48 East 57, New York 10022) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Sculpture, Black -- Africa, West,
    • Gesture in art -- Africa, West,
    • Symbolism in art -- Africa, West

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 73-75.

      StatementSuzanne Preston Blier ; [photography, Thomas Feist].
      ContributionsL. Kahan Gallery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB1098 .B58 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. :
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3123595M
      LC Control Number82234714

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