The great sculptors of Côte d’Ivoire


The great sculptors of Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa are honored in this publication which retraces the history of the art of the region. Considered from the angle of their esthetic force and their singularity, the wooden sculptures presented are evidence of the artistic skills and the individual virtuosity of their creators. From workshops at the end of the 19th century to the new generation of African artists, this book highlights creative continuity and the power of the heritage of the sculptors of Côte d’Ivoire.


24,5 x 28 cm • 240 pages • 304 illustrations • 45 €
Copublished by musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac / Skira - Paris 2015
ISBN : 9782370740106