Tag Archives: African art

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Finding Soul in High Heel Shoes

Repurposing irons, shoes, and other discarded commodities, Willie Cole creates visceral artworks that communicate potent messages about African history  Read More

Funerary Carving (Malagan), Northern Ireland, 19th-20th century, wood, paint, opercula, and fiber. THE MICHAEL C. ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL COLLECTION, BEQUEST OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, 1979.
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The Metropolitan Museum’s Global Revolutionary

How the original Rockefeller Republican effected radical change by championing “Primitive” art Read More

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Seeing Africa Around the World

In a groundbreaking show traversing continents and mediums, Lowery Sims defines an international African esthetic. Read More