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The Resource Metropolitan fetish : African sculpture and the imperial French invention of primitive art, John Warne Monroe

Metropolitan fetish : African sculpture and the imperial French invention of primitive art, John Warne Monroe

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Metropolitan fetish : African sculpture and the imperial French invention of primitive art
Title
Metropolitan fetish
Title remainder
African sculpture and the imperial French invention of primitive art
Statement of responsibility
John Warne Monroe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A history of the French reception of African art, especially wooden masks and figures, in the first four decades of the twentieth century, and how that reception led to the creation of the broader aesthetic category Westerners now know as "primitive art"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Monroe, John Warne
Dewey number
709.6/0904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
N7391.65
LC item number
.M66 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, African
  • Art, Primitive
  • Art
  • Art critics
  • Modernism (Art)
  • Art
  • Art critics
  • Art, Primitive
  • French colonies
  • Modernism (Art)
  • France
  • Africa
  • France
Label
Metropolitan fetish : African sculpture and the imperial French invention of primitive art, John Warne Monroe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the French paradox of primitive art -- The making of a metropolitan fetish -- Inventing antiquity : Henri Clouzot, André Level and the universal history of primitive art -- The wings of snobbery : Paul Guillaume and the launch of art nègre -- From art nègre to art primitif : black deco, ethnology and surrealism in the late 1920s -- Selling "the art of the ancestors" : Charles Ratton, the art market, and the black diaspora -- Authenticity wars : primitive art between metropole and colony -- Conclusion, with an archival prophecy
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xi, 349 pages
Isbn
9781501736353
Lccn
2019007603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1088599624
Label
Metropolitan fetish : African sculpture and the imperial French invention of primitive art, John Warne Monroe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the French paradox of primitive art -- The making of a metropolitan fetish -- Inventing antiquity : Henri Clouzot, André Level and the universal history of primitive art -- The wings of snobbery : Paul Guillaume and the launch of art nègre -- From art nègre to art primitif : black deco, ethnology and surrealism in the late 1920s -- Selling "the art of the ancestors" : Charles Ratton, the art market, and the black diaspora -- Authenticity wars : primitive art between metropole and colony -- Conclusion, with an archival prophecy
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xi, 349 pages
Isbn
9781501736353
Lccn
2019007603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1088599624

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