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View Resource Insights: National Museum of African Art

Drawing on its extensive collections, the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC. has created this online exhibit to showcase the work of nine contemporary artists. This ensemble approach essentially reveals the nuances of the artistic process to visitors, and demonstrates the interplay of experimentation, continuity and change in each artist's subjects and materials. The artists here...
View Resource Cycles: African Life Through Art

Interpretations of the human life cycle take many forms, including those offered by the fields of human development, biology, and perhaps most creatively, in the fields of visual culture and art. This lovely online exhibit from the Indianapolis Museum of Art explores this very topic as seen through the cultures of Africa and their various artistic traditions. The extremely aesthetically appealing...
View Resource Ross Archive of African Images Screenshot

One can explore over 5,000 pictures of African art published before 1921 as part of the James J. Ross Archive of African Images (RAAI). This intoxicating tonic of wonderful items is the result of an eight year collaboration between Ross and Susan Vogel, the project's co-directors, as well as other research specialists. First-time visitors should read over the History section, which offers a...
View Resource Penn Museums: African Section Screenshot

The Penn Museum's African collection is one of the largest of its kind in the United States. It features approximately 15,000 ethnographic and 5,000 archaeological objects. Most of the collection was gathered between 1891 and 1937. Readers may like to scout the excellent introduction to the collection before clicking View African Section Highlights, which links to 35 of the most interesting and...