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Our ghostly Mumuye couple

Mostly one recognizes the very abstract Mumuye figures at once within african tribal art, although there is a large breadth at their forms. Couples of Mumuye figures aren’t very frequent. In the literature „ die Kunst des Schwarzen Afrika“ of J. Kerchache et al, Herder Publishing house 1989, we found a couple ( Number 121-122) […]

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Kategorie: Allgemein, Geschrieben am 13. April 2008 von admin

Bruneaf and the experts for African Tribal Art

The Bruneaf (Brussels Non European Art Fair) has now become one of the leading exhibitions on african tribal art in the world. In the cataloque of the 17. Bruneaf was announced, that all objects published in the cataloque were approved by experts of african tribal art. The members of the committee were well known persons. […]

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Kategorie: Allgemein, Geschrieben am 4. Februar 2008 von admin

What is behind it?

Collectors of african tribal art know, that there are african masks and figures with cotton or woven fibers. In the book „African Masks“of Iris Hahner – Herzog et al e. you will find very prety masks of the dan with cotton and woven fibers.Many fetishes are covered partly with textiles and cords. A collector first […]

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Kategorie: Allgemein, Geschrieben am 22. Januar 2008 von admin

African tribal art – our collection of african masks and statues

The creation and usage of african tribal art for ceremonial or ritual purposes is widespread in africa. Masks and figures play a very important spiritual and functional role in the community. For collectors it is the spiritual and the aesthetic aspect that makes the african tribal art, for us especially the masks and figures so […]

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Kategorie: Allgemein, Geschrieben am 12. September 2007 von admin


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