Arts & Cultures 2016 – #17 – EN

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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

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 the priest 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

Flávio 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

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