Modern African Art : A Basic Reading List

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Eritrean artists in war and peace: [videorecording] / produced by Betty LaDuke ; directed by Brian Varaday. New York: Cinema Guild, 1997. 1 videocassette (53 minutes), sound, color, ½ in. VHS format. video 000402 AFA. OCLC 38308190.

International artist and art educator Betty LaDuke examines the relationship between art, war and peace as seen through the work of twelve Eritrean artist-fighters. Their contemporary art movement was initiated in a war zone by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front during the struggle for independence from Ethiopia. Based on interviews with the artists conducted by Betty LaDuke in Asmara.