Arts & Cultures 2021 – #22 – Digital download


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Antiquity, Africa, Oceania, Asia, Americas

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

Published by Musée Barbier-Mueller.


Laurence Mattet: Editorial

Anne Vanderstraete: The Musée Barbier-Mueller: A Temple of Cultural Transmission

Marylène Patou-Mathis: Knowledge and Know-How and Their Transmission in Prehistoric Times

Michel Valloggia: The Transmission of Knowledge in Ancient Egypt

Jacques Chamay: From Greece to Magna Graecia: Transmission and Adaptation of Attic Pottery

Gustaaf Verswijver: Making “Beautiful” Kayapo Feather Ornaments

Alain-Michel Boyer: Transmission, Tradition and Authenticity in African Arts

Constantin Petridis: Beyond Kifwebe: Masks Attributed to the Songye-Tempa and Tetela-Sungu

Estelle Niklès van Osselt and Marie Orsi: A Horse for Travelling between Heaven and Earth: Study of a Tang Dynasty Artefact

Usha R. Balakrishnan: Encounters, Influences and Interpretations: Jewellery as Instruments of Transmission

Arlette Ziegler and Alain Viaro: Ancestor Images and Healing Figurines: Wood Sculptures from Nias, Indonesia

Michael Gunn: The Transmission of Art Traditions in New Ireland

Yann Borjon-Privé: Conservation, Transformation and Transmission of Ivory among the Dolgan (Asian Arctic)

Nigel Barley: Wilde Goose Chase

Anne Pastor: Native Women Voices: A Laboratory of Ideas

Jean-Marie Hosatte: Notre-Dame de Paris: A Manufactured Middle Ages

Emmanuel Pierrat:  “I Was Brought up by a Library”

Laurence Mattet : – Dealers’ Memories: Lance Entwistle Interviewed by Laurence Mattet
– Art as Legacy: Reminiscences of the Barbier-Mueller Grandchildren
– Activities of the Musée and the Fondation Culturelle Musée Barbier-Mueller

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