Details
FOOTAGE number
CTA620168
Title
African Art discussion 1
Date
1970 (C20th)
Description
Values and relationships in African art. with Eliot Elisofon, photographer; Robert Thompson, specialist in African art at Yale University; John Karr, Ambassador from Sierra Leone, James Johns Sweeney, museum director; Warren Robbins, founder of Museum of African Art, Washington, DC. "Life" magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon had a lifelong interest in the subject and amassed a considerable collection. This documentary combines discussion with many examples of African art, including masks, ceremonial items, statues. Film clips illustrate aspects of African dance.
Photo credit
Creative Arts Television / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds]
Footage 633 × 480 px 4,295 MB 1615
Copyright
Out of copyright
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