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Artistic movements: visual arts and cross-border exchange on the Central African copperbelt

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The Central African Copperbelt has long provided fertile territory for new forms of creative endeavour. Its visual arts, however, developed along different timescales on the two sides of its border. Whereas the Congolese Copperbelt has been associated with a lively painting tradition since the 1940s, easel painting did not develop significantly in Zambian mining towns until the 1960s and 1970s. This article explains how the flourishing Congolese Copperbelt’s visual arts movement was ro...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/03057070.2021.1981094

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Sub department:
History Faculty
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European Commission
Grant:
681657
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Journal of Southern African Studies More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
951-972
Publication date:
2021-10-22
Acceptance date:
2021-07-14
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EISSN:
1465-3893
ISSN:
0305-7070
Language:
English
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1191670
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pubs:1191670
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2021-08-19

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