A new exhibition on Congolese tribal art opened this week at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Shaping Power: Luba Masterworks from the Royal Museum for Central Africa brings together twenty-six transfixing pieces of Luba art on loan from RMCA in Belgium, including masks, figural works, and a range of ritual and court art.
|Memory board, lukasa|
|Mask - 19th century|
|Caryatid stool - 19th century|
|Figurative pipe - 19th century|
|Bowl-bearer - 19th century|
Images courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art