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The Art of Africa

The Art of Africa

The Art of Africa: A Resource for Educators

Christa Clarke

The rich and diverse artistic heritage of sub-Saharan Africa is presented in forty traditional works in the Metropolitan's collection. Included are a brief introduction and history of the continent, an explanation of the role of visual expression in Africa, descriptions of the form and function of the works, lesson plans, class activities, a map, comparisons, a bibliography, and a glossary.

These educational materials are made possible by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. Schein.

Download the resource (PDF).

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