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Hair in African art and culture / edited by Roy Sieber and Frank Herreman.

Publication:
New York : Museum for African Art ; Munich ; New York : Prestel, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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Subjects:
Museum for African Art (New York, N.Y.).
Hair in art.
Hairstyles.
Art -- Exhibitions.
Art, African.
Sculpture, African.
Contents:
Prelude: Hairdressing
Prologue / Roy Sieber
History / Ray Sieber
Hair in African art and culture / Niangi Batulukusi
Interlude 1: status or identity: spiritual or secular
Sculptural modes of representing coiffures / Frank Herreman
Interlude 2: Wigs, hats and beards
Women's hair and Sowei Masks in Southern Sierra Leone and Western Liberia / William Siegmann
Coiffures of the Dan and Wè of Ivory Coast in 1938-39 / Elze Bruyninx
Interlude III: Children and dolls
A note on hair and mourning, wspecially in Ghana / Roy Sieber
Orilonse. The Hermeneutics of the head and hairstyles among the Yoruba / Babatunde Lawal
Hairstyles among the Margi / James H. Vaughan
Mangbetu hairstyles and the art of seduction: "Lipombo" / Els de Palmanaer
Interlude IV: Tools and ornaments
Hair matters in South Central Africa / Manuel Jordan
Cross dressing for the Spirits in Shamba Ughanga / Barbara Thompson
A note on gender reversal / Roy Sieber
Headrests and hair ornaments: signifying more than status / Karel Nel
Interlude V: Neck rests
Rasta hair, US and Ghana: a personal note / Mariama Ross
Interlude VI: Contemporary Africa
What is really happening here? Black hair among African Americans and in American culture / Kennel Jackson.
Notes:
"Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title organized and presented by the Museum for African Art, New York, from 9 February to 28 May 2000 [and traveling to other locations]"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-189).
Contributor:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001.
Herreman, Frank.
Museum for African Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN:
3791322915 (cloth)
0945802269 (pbk)
OCLC:
43665519