Helena Cantone (SOAS, University of London)

Helena Cantone’s PhD research concerns the representation of Africa by Italian artists who  travelled to Africa, or were influenced by African art, during the early 20th Century up to the 1970s. This interdisciplinary study places particular attention on the cultural links between Europe and Africa in general, Italy and Ethiopia in particular, offering an
international perspective on modernism.

Keywords: Italian colonialism, modern art, African art, postmodernism, modernisms, Ethiopia
Contact: h_cantone@soas.ac.uk
Web: http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff87523.php

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