is one of two notable and highly readable books on African art this season . . . compelling."—Holland Cotter and Roberta Smith, New York Times, Holiday Gift Guide 2015 section Book Description This major study of Kongo—a central African kingdom responsible for astounding creative achievements—explores its history, art forms, and cultural identity before, during, and after contact with Europe.
Publisher:Metropolitan Museum of Art; First Edition edition (September 29, 2015)