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African art in Polish collections

WacЕ‚aw Korabiewicz

African art in Polish collections

by WacЕ‚aw Korabiewicz

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Published by Polonia in Warsaw .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[editor Aleksander Blachowski ; translator, Christina Centalska] ; photographs by Zdzislaw Malek.
ContributionsBlachowski, Aleksander.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13910339M

  With one of the finest African art collections in the United States, the Detroit Institute of Arts holds more than rare and timeless pieces from nearly African cultures, specializing in 19th and 20th century works from south of the Sahara desert. The collection ranges from sculpture to textiles and tools, religious artifacts and body ornaments, including a 16th century Kongo Afro.   But in recent years contemporary African art carvings and paintings have started catching the eyes of big spenders, with some pieces fetching up to $14 million. Although the continent is still small compared to other regions, saw a record number of African art pieces sold at auctions around the world, with an estimated value of $31 million.

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