sculptures. Afrique, Asie, Océanie, Amériques

Sculptures. Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Americas

Publisher: Musée du quai Branly and Réunion des musées nationaux co-publication Price: 51.83 euros Reference: EK193771

Four essays place these works in their cultural and historical contexts.
Some fifty authors, specialists, historians, curators, academics and researchers from across the world have shared in the analysis of one hundred and thirteen masterpieces on exhibition at the musée du Louvre.

Catalogue contents

- Looking at the works, by Jacques Kerchache, Scientific Advisor to the musée du quai Branly

- Classic African sculptures at the Palais du Louvre, by Jean-Louis Paudrat, Senior Lecturer at the Université de Paris I.

- Artefacts from the Pacific in French public collections, by Sylviane Jacquemin

- North Amerindian artefacts in French collections, by Marie Mauzé, Doctor of anthropology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

- Artefacts from the Americas, reflections of the New World, by Pascal Mongne, Art historian

23 x 30 cm; 472 pages; 300 illustrations, 270 in color; bound.