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  • Lee Rubinstein
    Source: http://aachronym.blogspot.com/ A propos this publication on Nigerian cultural works, also see recent news and commentary regarding the cancellation of
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 29, 2010
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      A propos this publication on Nigerian cultural works, also see recent news and commentary regarding the cancellation of proposed sale of Benin artifacts and the broader discussion on cultural patrimony:




      Lee


      On Dec 29, 2010, at 12:50 PM, Mudiare wrote:

       

      Masterpieces of Nigerian Art

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      Title: Masterpieces of Nigerian Art
      Author: Ekpo Eyo
      ISBN: 978-878-8204-08-4
      Binding: Hard Cover
      Year of Publication: 2008
      Publisher: Federal Republic of Nigeria

      Masterpieces of Nigerian Art is a bold tribute to the artistic heritage of the country's ancestors. The works included in this colourful 255-paged book are spectacular and breath-taking. The quality that shines through this book could only have come from such master art scholar as Prof. Eyo. Works in the book tell the story in its entirety about the great skills, vision and deep thoughts that went into the works. What comes through is a feeling of awe as the reader is drawn to drink deep from the creative wisdom that fashioned them. The two hundred pieces presented in this book are clear testimony to a glorious civilization that the present generation can be proud of, which


    • Mudiare
      My apologies, initially when i this material was sent to the group, text accompanying book was incomplete, you can now see the complete text below with link.
      Message 2 of 4 , Dec 30, 2010
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        My apologies, initially when i  this material was sent to the group, text accompanying book  was incomplete, you can now see the complete text below with link.
        Thank you
        Mudiare

        Title: Masterpieces of Nigerian Art 
        Author: Ekpo Eyo
        ISBN: 978-878-8204-08-4
        Binding: Hard Cover
        Year of Publication: 2008
        Publisher: Federal Republic of Nigeria

        Masterpieces of Nigerian Art is a bold tribute to the artistic heritage of the country's ancestors. The works included in this colourful 255-paged book are spectacular and breath-taking. The quality that shines through this book could only have come from such master art scholar as Prof. Ekpo Eyo. Works in the book tell the story in its entirety about the great skills, vision and deep thoughts that went into the works. What comes through is a feeling of awe as the reader is drawn to drink deep from the creative wisdom that fashioned them. The two hundred pieces presented in this book are clear testimony to a glorious civilization that the present generation can be proud of, which was by no means primitive.
      • toyin adepoju
        thanks how does one get *Spirit in Ascent * on Onabrakpeya thanks toyin
        Message 3 of 4 , Jan 1, 2011
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          thanks
          how does one get

          Spirit in Ascent 

          on Onabrakpeya

          thanks
          toyin

          On 30 December 2010 19:03, Mudiare <mudiareo@...> wrote:
           

          My apologies, initially when i  this material was sent to the group, text accompanying book  was incomplete, you can now see the complete text below with link.
          Thank you
          Mudiare

          Title: Masterpieces of Nigerian Art 
          Author: Ekpo Eyo
          ISBN: 978-878-8204-08-4
          Binding: Hard Cover
          Year of Publication: 2008
          Publisher: Federal Republic of Nigeria

          Masterpieces of Nigerian Art is a bold tribute to the artistic heritage of the country's ancestors. The works included in this colourful 255-paged book are spectacular and breath-taking. The quality that shines through this book could only have come from such master art scholar as Prof. Ekpo Eyo. Works in the book tell the story in its entirety about the great skills, vision and deep thoughts that went into the works. What comes through is a feeling of awe as the reader is drawn to drink deep from the creative wisdom that fashioned them. The two hundred pieces presented in this book are clear testimony to a glorious civilization that the present generation can be proud of, which was by no means primitive.


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