Paperback The essential art of African textiles : design without end / Alisa LaGamma and Christine Giuntini.
Publication year: 2008
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780300149623 (pbk.) : 030014962X (pbk.) :
Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Sept. 30, 2008-Mar. 29, 2009.
This volume sheds lights on the enduring significance of textiles as a major form of aesthetic expression across Africa. Some of the finest and oldest preserved examples of West African textile traditions are presented. The influence of African textiles on contemporary artists is also explored.
72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.