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Cultural Interpretation of Art
Artefacts or artworks manifest cultural encounters in various ways over time. The journey of the art of Benin through time since their first encounter with Europeans into the present day. The concept of cultural encounter is manifested in the journey of Benin art through the identification of the possible meaning of the content, products, subjects, themes, and objects illustrated. For instance, the Benin plaque contributed to modern researchers’ insights of characteristics of the original encounter between Europeans and Africans during the 1400s and 1500s (Lifshitz, 2009, p... Running Head:...