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 - Kota
Country - Garbon
Medium - Wood
Item - Reliquiary Mask
Size - 23" H

 

 

 

Tribe - Benaluluwa
Country - Zaire
Medium - Wood, Feathers, Burlap, Cowrie Shells
Item - Dance Mask
Size - 12" H

 

 

 

Tribe - Gelede
Country - Nigeria
Medium - Wood
Item - Dance Mask, Headdress For Crowning Chief
Size - 12" H

 

 

 

Tribe - Makonde
Country - Tarzania, East Africa
Medium - Wood & Human Hair
Item - Hemlmet Mask
Size - 8" H


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