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  1. African Art

    Feb 21, 24 02:23 PM

    Fang Ngil mask Gabon Christies
    While the focus of this site is contemporary African art, I believe it is essential to understand what has gone before...

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    Jan 11, 24 09:38 AM

    Ceramic crystal
    I am based in Cape Town South Africa. I studied in Cape town and Kwazulu Natal. I work in Ceramics, in cement and I paint and draw, I also digitally

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  3. African Culture

    Dec 08, 23 11:05 AM

    Liuwa ritual
    In Africa, rich and diverse cultures exist from country to country

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  4. Contemporary African pottery

    Dec 08, 23 02:41 AM

    odundu orange
    Contemporary African pottery is characterized by an eloquence of form and a finesse of finish that one does not generally expect in a vessel of utility.

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  5. Contemporary African Bead Art

    Dec 07, 23 10:04 AM

    tameu mrxstitch
    Contemporary beading in Africa takes on many forms..

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  6. Bogolan mud cloth

    Dec 07, 23 10:01 AM

    mali mud cloth
    Bogolan mud cloth

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  7. African Slavery and Contemporary African Art

    Dec 07, 23 09:57 AM

    slave calender cover
    African Slavery is a highly emotive subject which continues to affect and impact millions of people the world over.

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  8. African Baskets

    Dec 07, 23 08:43 AM

    rice basket moz
    Basket making in Africa is an ancient skill that has survived to this day.

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  9. African musical instruments

    Dec 07, 23 06:44 AM

    bowl lyre
    The following are some of the African musical instruments used throughout the continent, primarily sub-Saharan:

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    Dec 05, 23 08:00 AM

    Dela Anyah’s multifaceted practice examines the history and decomposition of discarded objects within local vulcaniser shops, exploring rebirth and identity

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