Babacar Mbaye Diop

Mbaye Diop  Babacar

Lecturer and researcher in the Department in Philosophy at Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar

Biographie de Mbaye Diop Babacar

Lecturer and researcher in the Department in Philosophy at Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Director of the Dakar Biennale of Contemporary Art 

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AFRICAN ART: INTUITION AND SCIENCE

n°52 Third Quarter 2014

It seems that Black African art does not lend itself to a strictly scientific study. This is because it is deeply rooted in religion and all that is religious is irrational. In other words, it would not be worth subjecting African art to scientific testing. African artistic production is functional and connected with society, sensations and emotion. Its domain differs from that of understanding, and the comprehension of its activity and its outcomes require some organ other than that of...