Unformatted text preview: feathers, and shredded raffia. The peoples of western and central Africa are the richest (because of the people's sedentary lifestyles) in indigenous art. African art came to European notice around 1905, when artists began to recognize the aesthetic value of African sculpture. Such artists as Vlaminck, Derain, Picasso, and Modigliani were influenced by African art forms. In the latter part of the 20th century, African art has come to be appreciated for its intrinsic aesthetic value as well as continuing to be a source of inspiration for the work of Western artists....
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