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The Case for Clay in Art Education: A symposium held at New York University, New York, New York, January 28-30, 1988; transcribed and printed in this issue of Studio Potter journal, and reprinted later as a monograph.
Drawing distinctions between art and traditional African societies, as well as the use of the term "non-Western," underlines the necessity to recognize changes that have occurred in Africa, particularly within the last century. To understand the limited relevancy of certain terms and to differentiate between ancient, traditional, and current trends in the arts, a categorization of African art into traditional and contemporary domains becomes a useful classification.