Art and power in the Central African savanna

Luba, Songye, Chokwe, Luluwa
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Mercatorfonds , Cleveland, OH, Brussels
Wood sculpture, African -- Africa, Central -- Exhibitions, Power (Social sciences) in art -- Exhibi
StatementConstantine Petridis.
GenreExhibitions
ContributionsMenil Collection (Houston, Tex.), Cleveland Museum of Art., Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB1255.A352 P48 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23871767M
ISBN 139780940717947
LC Control Number2008924199

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Art and Power in the Central African Savanna. Sun, 03/01/ to Sun, 05/31/ The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall. This exhibition brought together 60 Central African sculptures whose original purpose was to mediate between the human and spirit worlds.

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Art and power in the Central African savanna: Luba, Songye, Chokwe, Luluwa. [Constantijn Petridis; Cleveland Museum of Art.; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.); M.H. de Young Memorial Museum.] -- Art from four groups of the Central Africa savanna.

San Francisco, March ––The de Young Museum presents Art and Power in the Central African Savanna, June 20 to Octo This exhibition explores the political and religious power of nearly 60 sculptures created by artists of four Central African cultures: the Luba, Songye, Chokwe, and Luluwa.

Carved primarily from wood, these power figures act as containers for. Gallery Views of Art and Power in the Central African Savanna. March 1- This exhibition was organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art. Support for education and public programs for Art and Power were provided in part by members of the Friends of African and African-American Art and the African-American Advisory Committee.

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Constantijn Petridis is the author of Art and Power in the Central African Savanna ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ). "Art and Power in the Central African Savanna" examines an artistic culture in which the sacred and the secular are indivisible, and aesthetic and moral value inseparable.

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And please call me Costa. I hope you have had the chance to enjoy the first month of the exhibition I conceived and organized for the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), Art and Power in the Central African I think I have told you a good amount so far about the show and how it came into being, I thought it was only fair to share a bit about myself.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is therefore pleased to present an exhibition of the highlights of the Museum für Völkerkunde's collection of Central African sculpture. The Museum für Völkerkunde is now part of the comprehensive seven-museum complex of the Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz in Dahlem, West Berlin.

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