This book traces the history of the Dogon culture from the tenth century to the present day, using 310 artworks from around the world. The art of the Dogon from Mali is one of Africa's best known cultural expressions. In addition to statues and masks, the Dogon’s artistic creations include many other high quality items for worship or daily use, evoking their preoccupation with both the metaphysical and the aesthetic.


350 pages • 24,5 x 32 cm • 49,90 €
Co-published by musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac / Somogy 2011
ISBN: 9782757204412