Chapter Twenty - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Chapter Twenty PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 759893-ZThiY



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Chapter Twenty

Description:

Gardner's Art through the Ages, Concise Edition by Fred Kleiner Chapter Twenty Africa Prepared by Kelly Donahue-Wallace Randal Wallace University of North Texas – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:40
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 24
Provided by: KWa104
Category:
Tags: chapter | nail | twenty

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Chapter Twenty


1
Chapter Twenty
Gardner's Art through the Ages, Concise Edition
by Fred Kleiner
  • Africa

Prepared by Kelly Donahue-Wallace Randal
Wallace University of North Texas
2
Africa
  • Dates and Places
  • 500BCE to present
  • 52 nations of Africa
  • People
  • Core beliefs honoring ancestors, worship of
    nature deities, divine rulership

Reliquary guardian figure (mbulu ngulu), 19th or
early 20th century. Fig. 20-10.
3
Africa
  • Themes
  • Deities
  • Rulers
  • Animals
  • Forms
  • Conceptual and optical
  • Form varies by culture

WILLIE BESTER, Homage to Steve Biko, 1992. Fig.
20-22.
4
Africa
Nok head, ca. 500 BCE200 CE. Fig. 20-2.
5
Africa
  • Example
  • Nok culture
  • Part of full figure
  • Large heads, small bodies
  • Pierced eyes and mouth for cooling clay sculpture
  • Women sculptors?

Nok head, ca. 500 BCE200 CE. Fig. 20-2.
6
Africa
King, 11th to 12th century. Fig. 20-4.
7
Africa
  • Example
  • Ife, Yoruba culture
  • Sacred king effigy
  • Naturalistic rendering of likeness
  • But squat proportions
  • Ritual regalia

King, 11th to 12th century. Fig. 20-4.
8
Africa
Great Mosque, Djenne, 19061907. Fig. 20-5.
9
Africa
Africa
  • Example
  • Djenne
  • Mosque is oldest example of adobe architecture in
    world
  • Courtyard, prayer hall
  • Wooden beams project from walls, support roof

Great Mosque, Djenne, 19061907. Fig. 20-5.
10
Africa
Waist pendant of a Queen Mother, ca. 1520. Fig.
20-7.
11
Africa
  • Example
  • Benin culture
  • Pendant hangs on belt
  • Images of oba and his courtthis is Queen Mother
  • Ritual regalia
  • Ivory carving
  • Portuguese traders

Waist pendant of a Queen Mother, ca. 1520. Fig.
20-7.
12
Africa
Altar to the Hand and Arm (ikegobo), 17th to 18th
century. Fig. 20-8.
13
Africa
  • Example
  • Benin culture
  • Cast-brass royal shrine ikegobo
  • For oba
  • Hierarchical composition and scale
  • Emphasize head,
  • Hand and arm power

Altar to the Hand and Arm (ikegobo), 17th to 18th
century. Fig. 20-8.
14
Africa
MASTER OF THE SYMBOLIC EXECUTION, salt cellar,
Sapi-Portuguese, ca. 14901540. Fig. 20-9.
15
Africa
  • Example
  • Sapi culture
  • Salt cellar
  • Hybrid art with image of Portuguese and European
    patterns
  • Colonial relationship
  • Export item from elephant tusk

MASTER OF THE SYMBOLIC EXECUTION, salt cellar,
Sapi-Portuguese, ca. 14901540. Fig. 20-9.
16
Africa
Ancestral screen (nduen fobara), Kalabari Ijaw,
late 19th century. Fig. 20-1.
17
Africa
  • Example
  • Kalabari Ijaw culture
  • Shrine to honor ancestors
  • Wood, fiber screens
  • Honors deceased chief of trading company
  • Hierarchy of scale and stylized forms common in
    African art

Ancestral screen (nduen fobara), Kalabari Ijaw,
late 19th century. Fig. 20-1.
18
Africa
Nail figure (nkisi nkondi), ca. 18751900. Fig.
20-13.
19
Africa
  • Example
  • Kongo culture
  • Kongo power figure
  • Consecrated by priest
  • Healing spirit or harmful force
  • Invoke by touch or words
  • Assist individual or community

Nail figure (nkisi nkondi), ca. 18751900. Fig.
20-13.
20
Africa
Seated couple, ca. 18001850. Fig. 20-14.
21
Africa
  • Example
  • Dogon culture
  • Linked-man-and-woman groups typical
  • Part of shrine or altar
  • Primordial couple?
  • Stylized figures in abstract geometry of body
    parts

Seated couple, ca. 18001850. Fig. 20-14.
22
Africa
Female mask, 20th century. Fig. 20-19.
23
Africa
  • Example
  • Mende culture
  • Mask for fertility rituals
  • Combines with dress and movement for power
  • Function as mediators
  • Water symbolism
  • Idealized beauty

Female mask, 20th century. Fig. 20-19.
About PowerShow.com