South African Beadwork Has A Rich And Diverse History And Is Abundantly Represented In The Beaded Art Pieces In The Wits Art Museum WAM Collection Some Works Date Back To The Th Century CE But Most Date From The Th To The St Centuries Currently Numbering Over Items, The Three Major Collecting Areas Of Classical, Historical And Contemporary African Artworks Are Broad In Their Geographical Range And Deep In Some Local Areas Of Specialization Paying Homage To This Collection, Beadwork, Art And The Body Is A Compilation Of Essays By Scholars Who Have Researched And Written About The Traditions, Practices And Aesthetic Forms Of Beadwork In Southern Africa The Book Covers An Expansive History Of Beadwork In South Africa From The Th Century To The Contemporary Moment The Artists And The Beadwork Featured Range From Sotho , Tsonga , Xhosa And Zulu Speakers, Ending With A Focus On Fashion Designer Laduma Ngxokolo, Whose Work Has Been Inspired By Xhosa Beadwork Questions Of Ethnic Affiliation And Beadwork Patterns Are Explored In Relation To The Different Aesthetic Forms Of Beadwork And Its Use As A Marker Of Identity And Status Within And Beyond Communities
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- 160 pages
- Beadwork, Art and the Body
- Anitra Nettleton
- 13 July 2018 Anitra Nettleton