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Figurative Element from Ceremonial Drum [?]: Seated Female and Child

“Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art”, coming soon at the Metropolitan | Bruno Claessens

“Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art”, coming soon at the Metropolitan | Bruno Claessens

Power Figure (Nkisi), 19th–20th century Kongo peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo Wood, paint, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine

Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)

of Congo, Kongo peoples - cent. Power Figure Nkisi (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Mbembe sculptures from Southeastern Nigeria on display at the MET until Sept 7th. A unique and extraordinary collection.http://ow.ly/3xreyM #60east86th

Mbembe sculptures from Southeastern Nigeria on display at the MET until Sept A unique and extraordinary collection.

The Metropolitan Museum exhibition “Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art” displays African sculptures that go against the tide of most work from that continent.

The Metropolitan Museum exhibition “Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art” displays African sculptures that go against the tide of most work from that continent.

The kingdom of Ghana participated in the art of sculptor making. They spent a lot of time on these works of art, hence the very detailed and realistic markings. Ghana also shaped iron, which granted them many things including defense, tools, and reputation with surrounding areas.

Art of the Asante Kingdom

Figure: Seated Male With Sword Date: century Geography: Ghana Culture: Asante Medium: Wood, kaolin Dimensions: H.

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Warriors and Mothers: Centuries-old sculptures created by Mbembe master carvers from southeastern Nigeria displayed at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Seated Couple, 18th–early 19th century. Mali, southern cliff. Dogon peoples. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977 (1977.394.15)

Figure: Seated Couple

Dogon seated couple, Mali, century (wood, metal) / گیلگمش و انکیدو

https://www.nytimes.com ‘Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art’ at the Metropolitan Museum

https://www.nytimes.com ‘Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art’ at the Metropolitan Museum

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‘Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art’ at the Metropolitan Museum - NYTimes.com

‘Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art’ at the Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum exhibition “Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art” displays African sculptures that go against the tide of most work from that continent.

Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art

Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art

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Seated Female Figure Date: 17th–18th century Geography: Nigeria, Ewayon River region, Cross River Province Culture: Mbembe peoples Medium: Wood

Seated Female Figure Date: century Geography: Nigeria, Ewayon River region, Cross River Province Culture: Mbembe peoples Medium: Wood

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