MFA Collection Books

Material Journeys
Collecting African and Oceanic Art, 1945–2000

Christraud M. Geary, Stéphanie Xatart
Format Regular Price Member Price
Softcover $35.00 $31.50

248 pages. 145 color and 25 b/w illust., 9 x 10 in, ISBN: 978-0-87846-715-0

Using the extensive Geneviève McMillan collection as a prism, this book investigates collecting strategies as they intersect with the political conditions of colonialism and independence, and lucidly discusses developing research into African and Oceanic arts.

Editorial Reviews
“Fascinating…offers a far truer, newer, more various and surprising vision of Africa” (New York Times).