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Just incredible patterns & texture. Minganji masqueraders from the Pende peoples near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo, 1970. | Photo courtesy of Eliot, Elisofon and The National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C. wow. what's with the big bug eyes? You see this in very ancient early sculptures around the world as well as petroglyphs...

Chokwe Mwana Pwo (Young Woman) Mask, Angola

Kente Cloth Weaving. I like the weft strips that have been painted. Looks like an additional narrow paper strip has been glued on before weaving it in.

One of my favourite artists of all time: Gregoire Boonzaier (1909 - 2005) Self-portrait - 1996 Oil on board 40 x 30 cm Signed and dated bottom left Inscribed with ‘An hour’s sketch! + a lifetime’s struggle!’ on the back Available for sale at Any sponsors feeling charitable - I'll be most grateful!

"Artful Animals", activity guide for students. Showcases African animals, which serve as metaphors for qualities such as leadership and moral values. | Resource developed by National Museum of African Art, National Zoo and National Postal Museum