The Poetics of Cloth

The Poetics of Cloth

African Textiles, Recent Art

Book - 2008
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Accompanying the Grey Art Gallery's exhibition of the same name, The Poetics of Cloth: African Textiles/Recent Art brings some 60 contemporary paintings, sculptures, videos and photographs by artists living in Africa and abroad into dialogue with a selection of mid-twentieth-century and recent African textiles. Artists include El Anatsui, Samuel Cophie, Viy Diba, Sokari Douglas Camp, Groupe Bogolan Kasobane, Abdoulaye Konat , Rachid Kora chi, Atta Kwami, Grace Ndiritu, Nike Okundaye, Owusu-Ankomah, Yinka Shonibare, Malick Sidib , Nontsikelelo "Lolo" Veleko, Rikki Wemega-Kwawu and Sue Williamson, while texts are by renowned Africanist scholar John Picton, Ghanaian poet Kofi Anyidoho and the Grey Art Gallery's Lynn Gumpert, among others.
Publisher: New York, NY : Grey Art Gallery, New York University, [2008]
ISBN: 9780615220833
Branch Call Number: 746 P752 2008
Characteristics: 111 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm


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