Painting for the gods: art and aesthetics of Yoruba religious murals

Isedale: history, tradition and cosmogony -- Awo Orisa: coloring the Orisa -- Yiyana: materials, processes, and aesthetics of Orisa painting -- Aso Orisa, cloth(ing) of the gods: iconology of the sacred images -- Ajijogun Asa: inheritors of the tradition

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Campbell, Bolaji
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Trenton NJ [u.a.] Africa World Press 2008
Edition:1. print.
Further subjects:B Orishas in art
B Yoruba (African people) Religion Nigeria
B Mural painting and decoration, Yoruba Nigeria
B Shrines Decoration Nigeria
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Summary:Isedale: history, tradition and cosmogony -- Awo Orisa: coloring the Orisa -- Yiyana: materials, processes, and aesthetics of Orisa painting -- Aso Orisa, cloth(ing) of the gods: iconology of the sacred images -- Ajijogun Asa: inheritors of the tradition
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1592214371