GEORGE L. STURMAN COLLECTION OF AFRICAN ART
Sample Pieces from the exhibition

Feburary 3-March 1, 1998

Review by James Mann, Ph.D., Curator , The Purest Art on Earth
Introduction by George L. Sturman,
Africa Speaks

 

Tribe - Yoruba
Country - Nigeria
Medium - Wood
Item - Ibedjie (Twins)
Size - 9" H

 

 

 

Tribe - Mende
Country - Sierra Leone, West Africa
Medium - Wood
Item - Woman's Secret Society Mask
Size - 14" H

 

 

 

Tribe - Ekoi
Country - Nigeria
Medium - Wood & Animal Skin
Item - Woman's Ceremonial Mask
Size - 13" H

 

 

 

Tribe - Benin
Country - Nigeria
Medium - Wood
Item - Shrine Piece
Size - 12" H

 

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