Visions from the Forest

The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone

Edited by Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers and Alexander Bortolot

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  • Published: 2014
  • Subject Listing: Art History
  • Bibliographic information: 240 pp., 500 color illus., 8.50 x 10.50 in.
  • Distributed for: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Focusing on the collection of art from Liberia and Sierra Leone assembled by the late museum curator and scholar William Siegmann, this book beautifully documents works in stone, wood, metal, ivory, and cloth created between the 14th and 20th centuries by artists from more than a dozen West African ethnic groups.

Contributors include Mariane Ferme, Barbara C. Johnson, Christine Kreamer, Nanina Guyer, Daniel Reed, and Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers.