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- DescriptionPrince Twins Seven-Seven (1944-2011) was t only one of Africa's most famous contemporary artists and the leader of the Osogbo School of Nigerian artists, he was kwn as the modern master of the Yoruba tradition in art. His work has been exhibited on every continent, is collected by major museums throughout the world, and in 2005, Prince was named UNESCO Artist for Peace. Henry Glassie blends life and art to create a vivid portrait of an extraordinary artist. This lavishly illustrated book, part biography and part artist's catalog, addresses tradition and invation in Prince's art, the development of his personal style, the force of the supernatural in Nigerian life, and the hard times of the immigrant artist in the United States.
- Author BiographyHenry Glassie is College Professor Emeritus of Folklore at Indiana University Bloomington. He is author of numerous books, including The Stars of Ballymenone (IUP, 2006).
- Author(s)Henry Glassie
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication02/01/2010
- SubjectBiography: General
- Series TitleAfrican Expressive Cultures
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note185 color illus., 11 b&w illus., 1 map
- Weight2014 g
- Width5182 mm
- Height6782 mm
- Spine39 mm
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