Ashanti and Dahomean Architectural Bas-Reliefs

  title={Ashanti and Dahomean Architectural Bas-Reliefs},
  author={Thomas W. Livingston},
  journal={African Studies Review},
  pages={435 - 448}
Ever since African art was “discovered” as an aesthetic as opposed to ethnographical genre, enthusiasm for its emotional vigor and clarity of form has centered primarily upon sculpture. Sculpture, to be sure, is the most widespread mode of African artistic expression, and the description and analysis of regional and ethnic styles in sculpture either in the round or relief have commanded a great deal of attention; but, while carving in wood has been the chief medium modeling in clay has also… 
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