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This book is a great resource for the art of Benin City and its culture. Hardcover, Plain Cloth Boards, Photographic DJ, 535 Pages, Full Title : "Benin, Kings and Rituals - Court Arts From Nigeria".
This book is a great resource for the art of Benin City and its culture. When I received this book in the mail and started reading and viewing the photos, it took me on a journey of West African ancient history. I was not disappointed at all with this book. 191 mostly color illustrations accompany the text, comprising of objects and field photos, plus historical maps and tables. 301 color photos of objects are contained in the "Catalogue" section. The appendix contains a full-page map and an extensive bibliography.
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Benin: Kings and Rituals. Court Arts from Nigeria.
Benin- Kings and Rituals: Court Art from Nigeria. Barbara Plankensteiner (e. Benin kings and rituals : court arts from Nigeria. Exhibition catalogue Kunsthistoriches Museum Vienna mit MVK und OTM/Snoeck. Mihăilescu, Plutarh-Antoniu (1968). ntâlnire cu arta africană (in Romanian). p. 48. ^ a b c "Benin-Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria". The Art Institute of Chicago. Retrieved 2 April 2013. "Oba with Animals, Altar to the Hand (Ikegobo) of Ezomo Ehenua (1991. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.
The royal arts of the Benin Kingdom of south-central Nigeria affirm the centrality of the oba, or divine king . It also looks at themes of kingship, hierarchy, and ritual within Benin’s royal court
The royal arts of the Benin Kingdom of south-central Nigeria affirm the centrality of the oba, or divine king, portraying his divine nature. While recording the kingdom’s significant historical events and the oba's involvement with them, they also initiate the oba’s interactions with the supernatural and honor his deified ancestors, forging a continuity that is vital to the kingdom’s well-being. It also looks at themes of kingship, hierarchy, and ritual within Benin’s royal court. The exhibition closes by considering the reconfiguration of Benin’s monarchy after the 1897 invasion by British forces and traces its arts following this course-altering event.
The exhibition "Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria," organized by Barbara Plankensteiner, is. .Section 8 looks at a seminal period of Benin history and art production, "The Warrior Kings in the Sixteenth Century" (cat. nos. 218-251). Oba Esigie (r. c. 1504-c.
The exhibition "Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria," organized by Barbara Plankensteiner, is an extraordinary opportunity to see hundreds of masterworks of Benin art together in one place. It will be on view at the Art Institute of Chicago, its only American venue, from July 10 to September 21, 2008. The colossal exhibition catalog provides a permanent record of this remarkable exhibition and will soon become the essential reference work on Benin art, culture, and history.
Bibliographic Details. Title: BENIN KINGS AND RITUALS, COURT ARTS FROM. On line booksellers of tribal art books dealing with the material culture of the peoples of the Americas, Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Arctic. Visit Seller's Storefront. Publisher: Museum fur Volkerkunde, Berlin. Publication Date: 2007. Terms of Sale: Payment may be made via check (drawn on a . Shipping and handling charges are additional. Shipping Terms: PLEASE NOTE: There is no standard (surface) mail service from the United States to other countries.
Plankensteiner, Barbara (e. Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria. The Art Institute of Chicago: Chicago, 2007. Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin. Culture: Edo peoples. On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352. Public Domain. Dimensions: H. 9 1/4 x W. 8 5/8 x D. 9 in. (2. x 2. cm). Classification: Metal-Sculpture.
Benin kings and rituals by Barbara Plankensteiner, 2007, Snoeck, Kunsthistorisches . Benin kings and rituals.
Benin kings and rituals. by Barbara Plankensteiner.