From 3 April to 31 July 2022, the Kimbell Art Museum presents “ The Language of Beauty in African Art “, an exhibition that examines the beauty of sub-Saharan African works of art from the perspective of the people who created them.
G. Fernández · theartwolf.com · Images: “Female Face Mask,” Chokwe, Angola, 19th–early 20th century, wood, pigment, metal, and fiber. Private collection. Courtesy of Schweizer Premodern, New York ·· “Helmet Mask (Kponyungo),” Senufo culture, Côte d’Ivoire, mid-19th–mid-20th century, wood and pigment. The Art Institute of Chicago, African and Amerindian Art Purchase Fund, 1963.842
The art of sub-Saharan Africa has fascinated European and American audiences since the beginning of the last century, and its importance in the creation of modern Western art is immense.
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