sculptures. Afrique, Asie, Océanie, Amériques
Four essays place these works in their cultural and historical contexts.
Some fifty authors, specialists, historians, curators, academics and researchers from throughout the world have shared in the analysis of one hundred and thirteen masterpieces on exhibition at the Musée du Louvre.
- Looking at the works, by Jacques Kerchache, scientific advisor to the Musée du quai Branly
- Classics of African sculpture 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 études 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 colour; bound.