Publications by Type: Journal Article

1991
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “Le Musée Histoire D'Abomey: Colonial and Princely Prerogatives in the Establishment of an African Museum Milan”. Quaderini Poro: Arte in Africa 2 (1991): , 2, 140-158. Print.
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “Faces of Iron: Media, Meaning, and Masking in Danhomé”. Bulletin du Musée Barbier-Mueller (1991): , 19-41. Print.
1990
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “King Glele of Danhomé: Divination Portraits of a Lion King and Man of Iron (Part I)”. African Arts 23.4 (1990): , 23, 4, 42-53, 93-94. Print.
1989
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “Field Days: Melville J. Herskovits in Dahomey”. History in Africa 16 (1989): , 16, 1-22. Print.
1988
Blier, SP. “Words about Words about Icons: Iconlogology and the Study of African Art”. Art Journal 47 (1988): , 47, 75-87. Print.
Blier, SP. “Solar Plexis/Spatial Nexus: Architectural Dimensions of the Soul ”. Daidalos: Architektur, Kunst, Kultur 28 (1988): n. pag. Print.
Blier, SP. “Melville J. Herskovits and the Arts of Ancient Dahomey ”. Res: Anthropology and Art 16 (1988): , 16, 124-42. Print.
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “Art Systems and Semiotics: The Question of Art, Craft, and Colonial Taxonomies in Africa”. American Journal of Semiotics 6 .1 (1988): , 6 , 1, 7-18. Print.
1987
Blier, SP. “Imagines Mundi: Narrative, Ritual, and Architectural Exemplars of Batammaliba Cosmogony ”. Archaeoastronomy 10 (1987): , 10, 36-53. Print.
1985
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “Kings, Crowns, and Rights of Succession: Obalufon Arts at Ife and Other Yoruba Centers”. The Art Bulletin LXVII. 3 (1985): , LXVII, 3, 383-401. Print.
1984
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “Towards a History of Tamberma Two Story Architecture: Origins, Impetus, and Factors of Change”. Iowa Studies in African Art 1 (1984): , 1, 115-134. Print.
Blier, SP. “Antelopes and Anvils: Artistic Sources and Imagery in Tamberma Works of Iron”. African Arts 17.3 (1984): , 17, 3, 58-63. Print.
1983
Blier, SP. “Houses are Human: Architectural Self Images of Africa's Tamberma”. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 42 .4 (1983): , 42 , 4, 371 -382. Print.
1982
Blier, SP. “African Cosmogony, review essay”. Archaeoastronomy 54 (1982): n. pag. Print.
1981
Blier, Suzanne Preston. “The Dance of Death: Notes on the Architecture and Staging of Tamberma Funeral Performances”. Res: Anthropology and Art 2 (1981): , 2, 107-143. Print.

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