2 edition of sculpture of Western Nigeria found in the catalog.
sculpture of Western Nigeria
Western Nigeria. Ministry of Information.
Previous ed. issued in 1960 by the Information Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
|Statement||introd. by Frank Willet.|
|Contributions||Western Nigeria. Ministry of Home Affairs. Information Division.|
|LC Classifications||NB1099.N5 W48 1966|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||77356431|
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The sculpture of this area seems little related to the styles of the, southern regions of Nigeria. Certain parallels do appear with the Cameroons highlands and the northern Congo. Perhaps more startling is the Sudanic character of some of the forms. Nok art refers to huge human, animal, and other figures made out of terracotta pottery, made by the Nok culture and found throughout Nigeria. The terracottas represent the earliest sculptural art in West Africa and were made between B.C.E. and 0 C.E., concurrent with the earliest evidence of iron smelting in Africa south of the Sahara desert.
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African art - African art - Nigeria: The northern and southern parts of Nigeria can be considered part of the western Sudan and Guinea Coast, respectively; but, because of the wealth of evidence for an artistic tradition of some 2, years, it is convenient to consider Nigeria separately.
The earliest-known sculpture of large size in the Sudan is the ceramic art of the Nok culture, which. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Western Nigeria (Nigeria). Ministry of Information. Sculpture of Western Nigeria.
Ibadan: Ministry of Information, The culture of Nigeria is shaped by Nigeria's multiple ethnic country has languages, seven of them are extinct. Nigeria also has over dialects and ethnic groups. The six largest ethnic groups are the Hausa and Fulani in the north, the Igbo in the southeast, and the Yoruba predominate in the southwest, the Tiv people of North Central Nigeria and the Efik - Ibibio.
Emergence Of Contemporary Public Outdoor Sculptures In Western Nigeria. November 1, Public outdoor sculptures is defined within the context of this study as any outdoor sculptures that are mandated and executed by government and its agents, township associations and communities.
Archaeologists in Nigeria have found a tradition of sculpture making that dates back to at least B.C. Statues and statuettes of ceramics, bronze, terracotta and brass were found in Nigeria.
Bronze casting is a traditional art found mostly in the southwestern area of the country. Yoruba female figure Yoruba kneeling female figure, wood sculpture attributed to Areogun of Osi, Nigeria, late 19th or early 20th century; in the Brooklyn Museum, New York.
Photograph by Katie Chao. Brooklyn Museum, New York, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gerofsky in honor of Ruth Lippman, The Nok culture is an early Iron Age population whose material remains are named after the Ham village of Nok in Kaduna State of Nigeria, where their terracotta sculptures were first discovered in The Nok Culture appeared in northern Nigeria around BC and vanished under unknown circumstances around AD, having lasted approximately 2, years.
Yoruba Sculpture, Nigeria, 20th Century. Located in. Roma, IT. This wooden headdress was created by the Yoruba People of western Nigeria, and was worn during a masquerade known as egungun. A widespread Yoruba ritual, egungun performances honor a Category Midth Century Nigerian Sculptures.
The art of Asante, like that of all Akan peoples, wove together the verbal and the visual by illustrating spoken proverbs that communicated accepted truths and practical advice. In courtly art, verbal motifs relating to the cohesion and prosperity of the kingdom were used extensively.
Nigeria has an artistic tradition that dates back thousands of years. While much of the country's early art had a religious or spiritual significance, many of the traditional arts and crafts.
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Benin Art pieces were crafted mainly for the court of the Oba of Benin. Benin art was made from cast bronze and carved ivory. Afro Asian Journal of Social Sciences Volume 1, No. 1 Quarter IV ISSN – THE EFFECTS OF WESTERN CIVILISATION AND CULTURE ON AFRICA Dare Arowolo (Lecturer, Dept.
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Often symmetrical in design, these intriguing sculptures will add dynamic beauty, balance, and charm to your home decor. Sculpture of Northern Nigeria. New York, Museum of Primitive Art, distributed by University Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roy Sieber; New York (N.Y.).
Museum of Primitive Art. The Benin Empire, which ruled Nigeria from the 11th to the late 19th century, produced sculptures in a wide variety of media for political, social, and religious purposes.
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