Schirmer Encyclopedia of Art vol.1 by Ann Landi

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To Europe. and unique do Amaral was born on a farm These style of trips art, Her family was well-to-do contributed to the forma- which united avant-garde* European tendencies with regional ones. *avant-garde literally, the "advanced guard"; a term describing innovators or innovation During the and early 1 in Paris. In Paris she was a student at the traditional well as a pupil of CUBISM under French painters Academie a particular field 1922 Salon des Julian, as Fernand LfiGER, Albert Gleizes (1881-1953), and Andre Lhote (1885-1962).

The Mende, only people in Africa wooden masks that conceal their identity. Glistening black helmet elaborate hairstyles ideals Temne in Sierra Leone and Liberia are the whose women perform public masquerades wearing Gola, Bullom, and and small triangular-shaped faces symbolize of female beauty; they are used in initiation society in which young girls are rites for masks with water spirits and the Sande (Bondo) transformed into educated and marriageable 21 I AFRICAN ART women. An Gonde, anti-aesthetic mask, called masks associated with the Poro characterizes disorder.

Good Reputation only bandages and sleeping next to specifically the at One Sleeping (1939), shows a made Alvarez Bravo cacti. of French request of his most famous and enigmatic Surrealist woman this leader wearing photograph Andre Breton (1896-1966). The image was reproduced on the cover of the catalogue for an exhibition staged at the Galeria de Arte Mexicano. In the 1940s, Alvarez Bravo turned his attention to his native landscape, which he continued and decay, investigate for several decades.

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