Inscribing Meaning: Writing + Graphic Systems in African Art


Subject:
Art by Region , African

Description:
This exhibition "explores the relationships between African art and the communicative powers of language, graphic systems and the written word." Exhibit sections cover body art, sacred aspects of graphic inscription, political writing, artists' books, and related topics. Includes learning activities and suggested reading. Developed by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, in association with the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Publisher:
National Museum of African Art

Language:
English

Source:
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/inscribing/index2.html


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