How to impress your courtiers: a lesson from the Kingdom of Benin

How to impress your courtiers: a lesson from the Kingdom of Benin

Benin Plaques, Museum of Fine Arts, BostonSpeakers: Dr. Kathryn Gunsch, Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Dr....
Male figure, Ikenga (Igbo Peoples)

Male figure, Ikenga (Igbo Peoples)

Ikenga, Igbo Peoples, Nigeria, wood (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) Speakers: Dr. Peri Klemm and Dr. Steven Zucker. Created by Beth...
Couple (Dogon peoples)

Couple (Dogon peoples)

Dogon Couplehttps://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-africa/west-africa/mali1/v/the-artist-project-willie-cole?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=arthistory source
Keeping your loved ones close: a Kota reliquary figure

Keeping your loved ones close: a Kota reliquary figure

Kota reliquary figure (mbulu ngulu), late 19th to early 20th century, Gabon, wood, copper, brass, and bone, 59.69 cm high (Museum of Fine Arts,...
Fang Reliquary Figure

Fang Reliquary Figure

Reliquary Guardian Figure (Eyema-o-Byeri), Gabon, Fang peoples, mid 18th to mid 19th century, wood and iron, 58.4 cm high (Brooklyn Museum) Speakers: Dr. Peri...
Olowe of Ise, Veranda Post (Yoruba people)

Olowe of Ise, Veranda Post (Yoruba people)

Olowe of Ise, Veranda Post, before 1938 (Yoruba people, Nigeria), wood, pigment, 180.3 x 28.6 x 35.6 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers:...
Sika dwa kofi (Golden Stool), Asante people

Sika dwa kofi (Golden Stool), Asante people

Sika dwa kofi (Golden Stool)https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-africa/west-africa/ghana/v/el-anatsui?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=arthistory source
Elephant Mask, Kuosi Society, Bamileke Peoples, Cameroon

Elephant Mask, Kuosi Society, Bamileke Peoples, Cameroon

Elephant (Aka) Mask source
El Anatsui, Untitled

El Anatsui, Untitled

El Anatsuihttps://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-africa/west-africa/mali1/v/bundle-of-emotions?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=arthistory source
Bundu / Sowei Helmet Mask (Mende peoples)

Bundu / Sowei Helmet Mask (Mende peoples)

Bundu or Sowei Helmet Mask (Ndoli Jowei), Mende, Nguabu Master (Moyamba district, Sierra Leone), late 19th-early 20th century, wood and pigment, 39.4 x 23.5...