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The Visual Arts of Africa: Power, Gender, and Life Cycles, Second Edition, presents a broad geographical coverage of the rich, diverse art traditions found on the vast continent of Africa. Beginning with North Africa and the Sahara and ending with South Africa, the book introduces students to major art traditions ranging from important ancient, archaeological finds to the work of artists active today, both those working with received traditions as well as those trained in Western institutions. The text gives special attention to the important themes of gender, power, and life cycle rituals that frequently intersect with one another to inform an understanding of the arts of Africa.

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