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Department
History of Art
Course
FAH-0002
Professor
Eric Rosenberg
Semester
Spring

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Onabolu, Nude, 191Nude, 1910s  Demonstrating equality  No tradition of portraits  Motive: to show that African artists are capable if trained  and given tools  Pushed for establishment of colonial art schools  Moves beyond traditional “craft” art 2 Enwonwu, Dancing GDancing Girls,  1947 1947  Demonstrating difference  Student of Onabolu  Africa moving towards independence  Negritude celebration of blackness in the face of  imperialism (reclaiming/embracing cultural uniqueness)  Africa manifested as rhythm, dance, rejection of  European values 4 OOkeke, nalu, Onalu, atura1959, natural  synthesis synthesis  Uli body decoration (traditionally 
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