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Camerún - Arte y vida en África - La Universidad de Iowa Museum of Art

Camerún - Arte y vida en África - La Universidad de Iowa Museum of Art

Media - Art & Life in Africa - The University of Iowa Museum of Art

Media - Art & Life in Africa - The University of Iowa Museum of Art

Atribuida a Zuenola | La Mascarilla (Gu) | pueblos Guro | el Met

Atribuida a Zuenola | La Mascarilla (Gu) | pueblos Guro | el Met

power figure (Nkisi N'Kondi: Mangaaka), mid to late 19th century. democratic republic of the congo, chiloango river region culture. wood, paint, metal, resin, ceramic, h. 118 cm. the metropolitan museum of art, new york, usa http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/50013887?img=5

power figure (Nkisi N'Kondi: Mangaaka), mid to late 19th century. democratic republic of the congo, chiloango river region culture. wood, paint, metal, resin, ceramic, h. 118 cm. the metropolitan museum of art, new york, usa http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/50013887?img=5

Figure: Equestrian. 20th century. Ghana. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Figure: Equestrian. 20th century. Ghana. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Headdress: Snakes and Heads (Idire) Artist: Oba of Otobi Date: 1955 Geography: Nigeria, Benue River Valley region Culture: Okpoto peoples, Idoma group Medium: Wood, pigment Dimensions: H. 18 x W. 7 x D. 13 in. x x 33 cm)

Probably influenced by European examples, aquamaniles in the shape of animals are among the brass works casted in Benin. Like their European counterparts, aquamaniles cast in Benin are used, as their name suggests, for washing the hands

Master of the Boma-Vonde Region (Kongo peoples; Yombe group, 19th–early 20th century). Figure: Seated Female Nursing Child. Museum Rietberg, Zurich. | This work is featured in our “Kongo: Power and Majesty” exhibition on view through January 3, 2016 #KongoPower

Master of the Boma-Vonde Region (Kongo peoples; Yombe group, 19th–early 20th century). Figure: Seated Female Nursing Child. Museum Rietberg, Zurich. | This work is featured in our “Kongo: Power and Majesty” exhibition on view through January 3, 2016 #KongoPower

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