Sunday, June 28, 2015

Giant Masks from the Congo at the Belvue Museum

On view until September 2 at the BELvue Museum in Brussels is Giant Masks from the Congo – A Belgian Jesuit ethnographic heritage, a collaborative exhibition courtesy of the Royal Museum of Central Africa, the Belgian Society of Jesus, BELvue Museum, and the King Baudouin Foundation. The installation will display a series of “giant” Yaka and Suku masks used during initiation rituals. Objects from the Heverlee missionary collections are complemented by masks and statues from the collections of Tervuren. 

For more information, visit the exhibition's official website.

Images courtesy of the BELvue Museum

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