African artists under mission patronage : focus on Tanzania / Fadhili Safieli Mshana.

Author
Mshana, Fadhili Safieli [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2022]
Description
xxii, 131 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm

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"African Artists under Mission Patronage explores relationships between African artists and Western Christian missions in twentieth-century Africa, and how that patronage has shaped and defined twentieth-century African art"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: Questions of patronage: artists, missions, African art
  • An overview of Western Christian missionary art patronage in Africa
  • Sister Jean Pruitt and Nyumba ya Sanaa (NYS)
  • Father David Clement and Bujora Church in Tanzania: Sukumaizing Christian church design to spread the Christian message
  • Art patronage lessons from Abbey Ndanda and Maneromango Mission
  • Conclusion: Implications of mission art patronage of African artists.
ISBN
  • 9781666901511 (hardcover)
  • 1666901512 (hardcover)
LCCN
2023021603
OCLC
1377232847
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