Exploring such divinatory systems as those of the Azande, Luba, Yaka, Yoruba, and Malagasy, Art and Oracle takes a cross-cultural look at 200 works, 50 pictured in full color, from the world's premier collections of African art, considering them both for their artistry and as mediums through which divine insights may be revealed.
50 illustrations in full color, 8 1/2 x 11" ALISA LAGAMMA is assistant curator in the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. JOHN PEMBERTON III is professor emeritus of African religion at Amherst College.
EXHIBITION SCHEDULE The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkApr. 26-July 30, 2000...Continua