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20 April

Dogon

by Hélène Leloup

This book traces the history of the Dogon culture from the tenth century to the present day, using 310 artworks from around the world. The art of the Dogon from Mali is one of the best known from African cultures. In addition to statues and masks, the Dogon’s artistic creations include many other high quality items for worship or daily use, evoking their preoccupation with both the metaphysical and the aesthetic.

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416 pages • 24,5 x 32 cm • €39 paperback  • 49 € hardcover

Co-published by musée du quai Branly and Somogy

buy the paperback version of the catalogue online (museum shop website, opens in new window)