The Shattered Gourd: Yoruba Forms in Twentieth-Century American Art
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The Shattered Gourd: Yoruba Forms in Twentieth-Century American Art

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"The Shattered Gourd uses the lens of visual art to examine connections between the United States and the Yoruba region of western Nigeria.Twentieth-century African American artists employing Yoruba images in their work have gone from protest art to the exploration and celebration of the self and the community. Nearly four dozen works illustrate a broad thematic treatment...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by University of Washington Press
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