Thursday, March 15, 2012

Expanding Views of Africa at Stanford University

 Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University opened an enlarged and enhanced reinstallation of its African art galleries last year. Expanding Views of Africa includes 200 works from the collection and key loans, broadens conventional views of African art, from ancient cultures before the dynasties of the Egyptian Pharaohs to contemporary artists.

Visit the Cantor Arts Center's official website.

Bushoong mask  -  Kuba, D. R. Congo
Mask, mwana pwo  -  Luvale, Zambia  -  Late 20th century
Sarcophagus mask of a woman  -  Egypt  -  7th–6th century BC
Sengele, D. R. Congo
Head ornament, tcherot or tereout tan'eraf  - Tuareg, Algeria  -  20th century

Information and images courtesy of Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

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