Arts & Cultures 2018 – #19


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Antiquity, Africa, Oceania, Asia, the Americas

Annual magazine.

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

271 pages, 262 colour and B/W illustrations, 9 maps.

Published by Musée Barbier-Mueller. 


Laurence Mattet: Editorial

Caroline Kaspar-Nebel: Recognition for the Art of the Cyclades in Europe

Anne-Claire Schumacher: An Encounter between the Musée Barbier-Mueller and the Musée Ariana Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass

Denis Ramseyer:  Archives of the Sands, from Palmyra to Carthage. Photos by Father Antoine Poidebard

Monique Crick: The Receptacles of the Vietnamese Bronze Age from the Dong Son Culture to the Giao Chi Era

Jacques Chamay:  The Infant Heracles

Nicolas Ducimetière: Two Statues Along the Route of the Great Explorers: James Cook and Henry Morton Stanley

Marie-Paule Vial:  André Derain: The Avant-Garde of Primitivism?

Nigel Barley:  On Collecting Your Thoughts

Samantha Reichenbach: The Musée Barbier-Mueller and the International Museum of the Reformation: Very Strong Bonds

Philippe Veuve:   The Numismatic Cabinet of Stéphane Barbier-Mueller

Flavio Borda d’Água: Voltaire and Balthazar: A Missed Opportunity

Nala Aloudat and Hanna Boghanim: The Islamic Treasures of Africa, from Timbuktu to Zanzibar

Denis Ramseyer: The Kuya of Côte d’Ivoire

Daria Cevoli: Art of Nagaland: The Force of Matter

Anne Vanderstraete: Currencies and Items of Exchange: Africa, Asia, Oceania

Sara Petrella and Aldo Trucchio: “To the Far Reaches of Barbary …” Report on a Research Trip to Quebec and Ontario, Regarding European Illustrations and Indigenous Artefacts

Roberta Colombo Dougoud and Floriane Morin: A Musée Barbier-Mueller Display Case at the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva (MEG), 2017

Paul Michael Taylor: Ancestral Plaited Mats from Madagascar

Olivier Delhoume: Travels with Michel Butor

Claude Grin: Metamorphoses of the Kanak Roof Finial

André Delpuech, Christine Laurière and Carine Peltier: Ethnography’s Boom Years: The Trocadéro, 1928–1937

Monique Barbier-Mueller: To My Father. The Inveterate Sporting Spirit.

Additional information

Weight 1.8 kg

English, French