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Yoruba Beadwork

William Fagg

Yoruba Beadwork

Art of Nigeria

by William Fagg

  • 336 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Humanities Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art,
  • Decorative arts & crafts,
  • Naive art,
  • Arts And Crafts,
  • Primitive Art

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBryce Holcombe (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9454527M
    ISBN 100853314438
    ISBN 109780853314431

    Beadwork catalog. Endnotes. Glossary. Notes on Yoruba bean nomenclature and language. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 23 January through 19 July, Unmarked. Heavy glossy paper book, may require extra postage Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # Glorious products of the diligent work of African beadworkers for sale. Jewelry and accessories with thousands of tiny glass beads from the Xhosa, Yoruba, Ndebele, Zulu, Kuba, Kirdi and more available. Ample selections of vintage and contemporary beadwork at affordable prices.

    Among the Yoruba, beadwork is the province of the Ife diviner, something akin to a priest. Beadwork pieces like this one were worn around the neck of the diviner. Recommended Reading: YORUBA BEADWORK and BEADS BODY AND SOUL-ART AND LIGHT IN THE YORUBA UNIVERSE by Drewal and Mason. ****Seller Rating: % positive. He has curated many exhibitions of African art, among them: Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought () which toured seven US cities, and Beads, Body, and Soul: Art and Light in the Yoruba Universe (with John Mason), which toured five US cities between The book/catalogue for this exhibition was a finalist for the Arts.

    YORUBA BEADED HUT: Item #: Object Type: Beadwork: Tribe: Yoruba: Country: Nigeria: Size: 68cm / 27inches: Material(s): beads textile grass wood beads: Description: Beaded fetish hut from the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria. Snake figure wards off harm and protects the family. This spectacular book represents a collaboration between art historian Henry John Drewal and Yoruba priest John Mason. From the forests of Africa a thousand years ago to the bustling cities of New York, Havana, and Salvador, today, Yoruba; religion has used beads to convey the artistic spirit and deep connection to the other world that its.


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Yoruba beadwork: Art of Nigeria Paperback – January 1, by William Buller Fagg (Author)Cited by: 6. Yoruba Beadwork Paperback – by William Fagg (Author) out of 5 stars 1 customer review. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, — 5/5(1). Yorùbá beadwork in the Americas / John Mason; Yorùbá beadwork catalog / Henry John Drewal. Summary The sights and sounds of the Yoruba cosmos are made manifest through the pervasive use of beads.

This spectacular book represents a collaboration between art historian Henry John Drewal and Yoruba priest John Mason. YORUBA, BEADWORK, Nigeria. Beads were signs of wealth and status. Many Yoruba sacred and secular objects were embellished with elaborate images and symbolic designs created by small glass beads.

Most of our Yoruba beadwork is probably made for sale. There are some pieces vetted as authentic in the bags, crowns, panels and sheaths categories.

The sights and sounds of the Yoruba cosmos are made manifest through the pervasive use of beads. This spectacular book represents a collaboration between art historian Henry John Drewal and Yoruba.

The Yoruba People have an extraordinary reputation and rich tradition for artistic expression including sculpture, metalwork, woodcarving, textiles, and Beadwork. Beads play an important role in Yoruba culture.

They are a symbol of status and are used to signify a person of. Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E.

Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub. This is a great African spirituality book  for those  interested in learning more about the Yoruba system (properly called Ifa). I found this book very easy to understand and you will be able to easily see the interconnected relations between the Orisa – the spiritual forces that exist in the world around you.

offshoot of the main Yoruba stock, and the Oba of Benin and his immediate nobility can trace their descent from Ile-Ife, the Yoruba Holy City.

Younger members of the Benin ruling house carried * Yoruba' influenc e eastwards across the Niger as far as Onitsha and File Size: KB. Yoruba religion, Olodumare, or Olorún, owner of the skies and heavens, is at the top, fol- lowed by the orishas, and next by the Egungun, or the ancestors; next come humans, followed by plants and animals, and finally “non-living” things.

This hi-erarchy is merely a File Size: KB. John Mason, author of the article “Yoruba Beadwork in the Americas: Orisa and Bead Color”, also states that black also symbolizes the “unchartered region away from the protective wall of civilization and warmth of the family hearth,” which is why the meal of black beans was made so popular in the Americas such as USA, Cuba and Brazil, where the Yoruba people took their beliefs and religion as they.

Yoruba   Yoruba beadwork pays homage to gods and spirits as well as tribal kings. Ornately decorated towering crowns for Yoruba kings in Nigeria. Diviners’ panels, beaded straps and tools make charming household collectibles. Art in Ancient Ife, Birthplace of the Yoruba Suzanne Preston Blier A rtists the world over shape knowledge and material into works of unique historical importance.

The artists of ancient Ife, ances-tral home to the Yoruba and mythic birthplace of gods and humans, clearly were interested in creating works that could be read. Breaking. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Beads are highly cherished in Yorubaland. Find authentic Yoruba glass beads here for orisa, Ifa initiation, and sparkly Yoruba beads to adorn your hips. I also make lovely bead sets, earrings, rings to adorn both orisa and omo orisa alike. Yoruba Beadwork: Art of Nigeria: Fagg, William, Holcombe, Bryce: Books - or: William Fagg.

The exhibition, Yoruba Beadwork: A Web of Significance and Meaning, examines and explores the variety and complexity of Yoruba beaded arts, which have. Another influential leader of African-American orisha-worship is John Mason, []), and, along with John Henry Drewal, a book on Yoruba-Atlantic beadwork called Beads, Body, and Soul: Art and Light in the Yoruba Universe ().

Mason’s Archministry seems to have been an important distribution center for the fine silver, iron, and brass. This is not the first book to focus on Yoruba beadwork. John Pemberton, in the descriptive catalogue for William Fagg's Yoruba Beadwork (), foreshadows the emphasis of the Fowler show: "It is the range of colors and the attribute of luminosity, power to transmit light through matter, to cross boundaries, which make beads.Aug 3, - Most of these beaded hads, clothing items, furniture and other objects were created by the Yoruba or Igbo people of Nigeria.

See more ideas about African art, African and Yoruba people pins.The book includes a companion website with audio clips of the Yoruba language, helping the reader better grasp the integral connection between art and language in Yoruba culture. Reviews 'Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art provides a seminal and authoritative work pertaining to Yoruba art and languages of by: