Editorial: The reception of African art

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Abstract / Description of output

This is an introductory essay to a special issue of the journal Art in Translation dedicated to the reception of African Art in Western art and culture. It highlights the significance of this theme within the broader field of cultural and post-colonial studies and introduces each of the texts, which are published, for first time in English translation, in this issue of AIT. It is argued that these texts make a significant contribution to receptionist studies of African art.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)423-428
JournalArt in Translation
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • reception of African art
  • post-colonialism
  • primitivism
  • cultural translation
  • modernist painting
  • Biennale of Dakar
  • Collection African sculpture
  • contemporary African art


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