Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Resolutions

With another resolution in mind, I purchased a book at the Denver Art Museum while there on Saturday.

It's called Art and Craft in Africa by Laure Meyer and it looks very interesting. When my studio make over has settled down a bit, I'll have to take the time to read it.

Here's a quote from the first line of the introduction.

"It has often been said that the "objet d'art" in the European sense - that is, and object created more for the sake of its beauty than its utility - does not exist in Africa. Yet perhaps nowhere is the art of the object and the love of aesthetic form so present in daily life as it is in Africa."

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