African Art Essay by The Research Group

African Art
A discussion on African art and its Western interpretation.
# 70647 | 690 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Art (General)

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This paper discusses how Western cultures have misinterpreted, misjudged and ignored African traditional artistic production. It examines the relegation of African art to the field of anthropology rather than art.

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"Traditional African artistic production has historically been misinterpreted or largely ignored by Western scholarship. Essentially, African art was relegated to the study of anthropology rather than formal art and thus was thought of as primitive, insinuating ..."

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