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LES ANCETRES LIES AUX ETOILES (The Ancestors Linked to the Stars). Rachid Koraichi and Ferrante Ferranti. Actes Sud, Arles, 2008. 214 pp., profusely illustrated. 29 x 23 cm. ISBN 9782742776238 In French.
Volume documents a work by Algerian artist Rachid Koraichi, who through the creation of 99 monumental banners, each associated with the name of one of his ancestors, both retraces the history of his family and creates an intricate linkage of individuals and cultural patrimony through the 99 sacred names that appear on these standards. Presentation of this artistic work is accompanied by Ferrante Ferranti's photographs of relevant sites in Algeria. Volume is in very good condition.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Near and Middle East/Islamic Art (Traditional) — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 99,44
Worldwide Number: 403282
Hardcover $45.00    

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