Arts & Cultures 2016 – #17


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Antiquity, Africa, Oceania, Asia, the Americas

Annual magazine. Anthology of Non-Western arts, texts by various specialists.

252 pages, 265 colour and B/W illustration, 9 maps.

Published by Musée Barbier-Mueller.


Laurence Mattet: Editorial

Jacques Chamay:  Greek Mythology: Gigantomachia

Matteo Campagnolo:  The Invention of Coinage in the Near East

Antonio Aimi and Raphael Tunesi:   Notes on Maya Vase Painting

Jonathan C. H. King:  A Punuk ivory from Alaska

Bettina Von Lintig:   Powers of the Night – Night Masks of the Western Bangwa

Charlotte Grand-Dufay:    A Mysterious Lumbu Amulet from Gabon

John Picton:   Representing masquerade in Ebira

Paul Michael Taylor and Trevor Merrion:   Tribal and Indigenous Inspirations in the Arts of Turkmenistan

Pierre Baptiste:    The Ðông Son Culture and Its Links with China (Part 2)

Ingrid Heermann:    Vitu Islands Masks

Nigel Barley:     Airport Art

Jean-Marie Hosatte:   Street Art

Lionel Obadia:   A Coin, a Wish: An Enduring “Superstition”

Bronwyn Mahoney:  A Storied Approach

Monique Barbier-Mueller:   MO-NI-QUE, Samuel Buri’s Cows

Laurence Mattet:   Interview with Keziah Jones

Laurence Mattet:    Activities of the Museum and the Fondation Culturelle Musée Barbier-Mueller

Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller: Confidentially yours

Additional information

Weight 1.400 kg

English, French