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Tangible surrogates or proxies for bodies remote in time and space, some objects derive their power of attachment, paradoxically, from the work they solicit from us – to fill in, complete, or otherwise engage with absence, partiality, and fictions of the whole.
Call Number: Architecture and Art Q. 732.2 F133y
Publication Date: 1982
This book looks at the artistry and the significance of masks, staffs and other wood carving in Yoruba culture.
Satires of Power in Yoruba Visual Culture by
Call Number: Architecture and Art 709.66 Ol11s
Publication Date: 2013
This book looks at the power of visual culture of the Yoruba as well as its use for criticism and commentary. The text also looks at the ritualized aspect of satire with these figures and their appropriation.
The artist's website with image galleries of his works and more sculptural bodies similar to the example from the exhibition.
Books on David Svensson
Available in the University Library Collection
The artist's website with more examples of work like Black Tear from the exhibition, galleries of exhibited works and bibliographic information about the artist.
Le style Louis XV by
Call Number: Main Stacks 709.44 V58S
Publication Date: 1942
This book includes images of decoration and ornament in the style of Louis XV.