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MANUFACTORIEL — Dark Rapture (1941), by Beauford Delaney

This 1941 painting is a portrait of James Baldwin. Baldwin considered Delaney his Spiritual Father. For more about the two men click the links on their.

Artist & sculptor Roelna Louw was raised in South Africa where she wrote and directed award winning childrens’ TV programs. During the 1990's she relocated to USA, bought some clay and began telling stories in three dimensions...

Roelna - - x x Artist & sculptor Roelna Louw was raised in South Africa where she wrote and directed award winning childrens’ TV programs. During the she relocated to America, bought some clay and began telling stories in three dimensions.

Art is on its way to achieving this status thanks to artists like Victor Ekpuk! Description from seedsandfruit.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Upcoming Exhibition from Nigerian Artist Victor Ekpuk Will Be His First in Nigeria in Over 10 Years.Victor Ekpuk is a Nigerian-born and raised artist currently based in Washington, DC.

Brooklyn Museum. "Owusu-Ankomah’s paintings depict a spiritual world occupied by people and symbols. The male figure in this work is covered by, and moves within, Akan adinkra symbols from the artist’s native Ghana, each of which graphically represents a particular concept or proverb"

One of the works in Brooklyn’s extensive and historic collection of African art that best summarizes the spirit of Black History Month may be Looking Back Into the Future, by the painter.

MANUFACTORIEL — Dark Rapture (1941), by Beauford Delaney

This 1941 painting is a portrait of James Baldwin. Baldwin considered Delaney his Spiritual Father. For more about the two men click the links on their.

Africa | Prestige cloth ~ kpokpo ~ from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Early 20th century | Strip woven cotton; this Kpokpo is composed of strips over 13 feet long.

Kpokpo, Sierra Leone cloths of prodigious lengths, would hang at important occasions such as state ceremonies and funerals as striking displays of wealth and social position.

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Display textile used as a backdrop for chieftaincy ceremonies and other important events, kpokpo , early to mid Mende or Vai people.

Africa | Barkcloth (lioncloth) ~ 'Pongo' ~ from the Mbuti people of the Iturri Forest, DR Congo | Pouned bark, and natural plant dye | 20th century:

Africa Barkcloth (lioncloth) ~ 'Pongo' ~ from the Mbuti people of the Iturri Forest, DR Congo Pouned bark, and natural plant dye century

Africa | Cloth from Sierra Leone | Cotton; woven in six strips, with horizontal bands of decoration in black, gold, brown and blue, with bird and comb motifs on a cream background

Africa Cloth from Sierra Leone Cotton; woven in six strips, with horizontal bands of decoration in black, gold, brown and blue, with bird and comb motifs on a cream background

Africa | blanket from the Sherbro people of Sierra Leone | ca. 20th century | Cotton; Strip woven; weft-faced; supplementary weft; hand-sewn

sierra leone ~ indigo blanket from the sherbro people, cotton, strip woven, weft-faced, supplementary weft + hand-sewn ~

Ceremonial Wrapper  20th c. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sankuru River region. Kuba peoples Raffia palm fiber, pigment Dimensions: W. 28 3/4 x L. 238 in. (73 x 604.5 cm)

DR Congo Kuba people ceremonial wrapper of raffia palm fibre and pigment. 238 in ( new textile appliqué)

Woman's cloth,  Artist Unknown (Ewe) (Ghana, Africa), 20th century Cotton; strip woven, supplementary weft patterning, weft face patterning 7...

Woman's cloth, Artist Unknown (Ewe) (Ghana, Africa), 20th century Cotton; strip woven, supplementary weft patterning, weft face patterning 7...

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