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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 282 PHILOSOPHY OF ART

African Aesthetics

HONORING THE SPIRIT WORLD

“When you pray, move your feet.” —African proverb

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Africa is a continent as diverse as it is enormous. The farther we get away from it, the easier it is for us to mentally merge its countries into a single, sprawling Serengeti. In reality, though, Africans include anyone from Islamic Egyptians to the Christian Sudanese, from tribal Nigerians to Caucasian South Africans, to name just a few possible groups. In other words, it’s silly to lump them all into a single demographic, ...

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