Topic Descriptor: African×
  • Arte africana & afro-brasileira
    Melo, Dilma de; Calaça, Maria Cecília Felix
    This book, written by the sociologist Dilma de Melo Silva and the social communicator Maria Cecília Felix Calaça, presents a historical review of Brazilian art and its African sources, and a discussion of African tribal art produced [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110535

  • Coleção culto afro-brasileiro : um testemunho do Xangô pernambucano
    This is the catalogue of ritual objects related to the Yoruba deity Xangô (written Changó in Cuba) in the collection of the Museu do Estado de Pernambuco in Recife. The 307 works are placed in the following categories: sculptures of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110526

  • Catálogo do Museu Afro-Brasileiro = Catalogue of the Afro-Brazilian Museum
    Santos, Jocélio Teles dos
    This is the catalogue for the collection at the Museu Afro-Brasileiro in Salvador, the capital city of the state of Bahia. In it, the anthropologist Jocélio Teles dos Santos explains that this collection is an incentive to make comparisons, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110521

  • A defasagem africana ou crônica do I Festival Mundial de Artes Negras
    Valladares, Clarivaldo Prado
    This text by historian and critic Clarival do Prado Valladares discusses the First World Festival of Black Arts held in Dakar, Senegal, in 1966. He places emphasis on the range of perspectives in the lectures by African intellectuals working outside [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110461

  • As bellas-artes nos colonos pretos do Brazil: a esculptura
    Nina Rodrigues, Raymundo, 1862-1906
    This text discusses African sculpture and sculpture produced by African slaves and their descendents in Brazil. The analysis begins with statues used in Afro-Brazilian religions, some of which represent priests possessed by gods. Other works are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110427

  • Arte negra no Brasil
    Ramos, Arthur, 1903-1949
    This text by Arthur Ramos is an overview of art of African origin in Brazil and its importance to the formation of the culture within the country. From a historical perspective, the text discusses Western contact with African art starting in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110426

  • Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos : uma lenda viva
    Ramos Neto, Francisco de Castro
    This is a text about the life and work of Bahia sculptor Agnaldo Manoel dos Santos. The article points out certain characteristics of his personality and significant events in his life as a sculptor, including [his participation in] the fourth Bienal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110425

  • Breaking Barriers
    Campos-Pons, María Magdalena, 1959-
    In this brief, bilingual artist statement Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons expresses her belief that art is “The transformation of ordinary things into a vision, a new dimension that wasn’t their original purpose.” Therefore, she explains that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 845701

  • Jorge Soto : portfolio
    Soto Sánchez, Jorge
    The work of Jorge Soto, an artist of Puerto Rican descent, is featured in the portfolio section of the first issue of Caribe magazine. He explains his drawings and images as incorporating symbols and meanings related to the general themes of being [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841786