African sculpture in terracotta and stone: Alberto Jiménez-Arellano Alonso Foundation Collection

A tour of our terracotta and stone floors, in a cultural, chronological and geographical way. Unique illustrations and an exceptional format that will delight the follower of African art.

  • Author: Oliva Cachafeiro Bernal
  • Hardcover: 360 pages.
  • Publisher: Alberto Jiménez-Arellano Alonso Foundation and University of Valladolid.
  • Year: 2008.
  • Language: Spanish and English.
  • Dimensions: 29,7 x 28,8 cm
  • Weight: 2,5 kg.
  • ISBN-10: 8461255062
  • ISBN-13: 978-8461255061

Notebooks from Africa 1. Approaches to african music

Study on African music through the most recent proposals of some of the most important scholars in this field, in which specific themes related to their recent research are developed, thus bringing together in a single volume a series of methodologies, approaches, and socio-cultural realities.

The aim is to bring readers closer to the study of the impressive and complex mosaic of realities that make up the current musical reality of the African continent.

  • Author: V.V.A.A.
  • Softcover: 236 pages. Contains CD
  • Publisher: Alberto Jiménez-Arellano Alonso Foundation, University of Valladolid, Centro Buendía
  • Year: 2006
  • Languge: English
  • Dimensions: 17×24 cm

Notebooks from Africa 2. Mud, gods, and life. Introduction to traditional african ceramics

This book is the first introduction to African ceramics written in Spanish. Its pages offer a journey through different past and present ceramic traditions, interested in both their creative context and in their forms, uses, and techniques of production. Numerous illustrations and photographs, most of them unpublished, accompany the text.

  • Author: Elena Martínez-Jacquet
  • Softcover: 133 pages
  • Publisher: Alberto Jiménez-Arellano Alonso Foundation
  • Year: 2010
  • Languge; Spanish
  • Dimensions: 23,7×17 cm
  • ISBN: 978-846137117-4

Form and value. Traditional African coins (SPENT)

La moneda africana tradicional no responde a formas occidentales y por elThe traditional African currency does not respond to Western forms and therefore causes great surprise. However, they really are objects that have worked for the same purposes as a currency anywhere in the world. The aesthetic interest and the refinement of their shapes turned these coins into beautiful and desirable objects that over time were losing the initial use for which they were created.

  • Author: V.V.A.A.
  • Hardcover: 92 pages.
  • Publisher: Alberto Jiménez-Arellano Alonso Foundation, Banco Santander Foundation
  • Year: 2008
  • Languge: Spanish
  • Dimensions: 23,5×17 cm