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Slide kit for the exhibition "Icons: ideals and power in the art of Africa", held at the National Museum of African Art, October 25, 1989 to September 3, 1990 / prepared by Veronika Jenke

Title:
Icons: ideals and power in the art of Africa
Author:
Jenke, Veronika  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
22 leaves : map, plan ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1989
Topic:
Art, Black  Search this
Blacks in art  Search this
Call number:
N7391.65 .J465 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1001042

Door

Maker:
Tsogo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, iron nails, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 147.3 x 66 x 3.8 cm (58 x 26 x 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-100
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys787f1c6d3-61b0-4eca-9202-ce0a05e80991
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-100
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Figure

Object Name:
ivri
Maker:
Isoko artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66 x 14.5 x 16.5 cm (26 x 5 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-122
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys763bed436-8c00-4c15-8451-ed0f99f527ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-122

Crest mask

Maker:
Benin kingdom court style  Search this
Edo artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 71.1 x 24.1 x 22.3cm (28 x 9 1/2 x 8 3/4in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
18th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
snake  Search this
mudfish  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ad8b799e-3dd0-457e-a9ee-61f5958fbb89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-2
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Funerary sculpture

Maker:
Sakalava artist  Search this
Sakalava artist  Search this
Bara artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 180 x 24.5 x 27.5 cm (70 7/8 x 9 5/8 x 10 13/16 in.)
Weight: 34 kg (75 lb.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Madagascar
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7df3bfbac-ba2f-4d54-8fbb-1406d7951e78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-4

Stool

Maker:
Dogon artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.5 x 32.8 x 31.8 cm (14 3/8 x 12 15/16 x 12 1/2 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Possibly late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-40
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72a1b85f2-dfd4-4380-b826-1cdf678bd836
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-40
Online Media:

Mask

Maker:
Nuna artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60.5 x 173 x 17 cm (23 13/16 x 68 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
chameleon  Search this
butterfly  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-47
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70f3baf47-3184-472e-bdd2-3c63aeaffb0d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-47
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Cap mask

Maker:
Bassa artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, bone, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.3 x 14.6 x 7.8 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Liberia
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-54
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7dab71c09-e148-4a98-8e4c-fb359bb7f538
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-54
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Face mask

Maker:
Wee artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, brass tacks, bells, metal, cloth, hair, teeth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38 x 28 x 12 cm (14 15/16 x 11 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-57
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b5602c82-af30-40fa-8241-0086a79f89f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-57

Door

Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 149.5 x 75 x 10.4 cm (58 7/8 x 29 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1920s
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
equestrian  Search this
snake  Search this
weapon  Search this
hornbill  Search this
male  Search this
mask  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77bf62a21-72ec-4ca3-b13b-a597a8c2cb46
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-6
Online Media:

Face mask

Maker:
Baule artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cloth, string
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24 x 16 x 11.2 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Janus-faced  Search this
twin  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-61
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72257fea4-0a9c-48fd-9838-0f8532477ea2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-61

Bowl with lid

Maker:
Areogun of Osi-Ilorin, ca. 1880-1956, Nigeria  Search this
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 41 x 27 x 29.5 cm (16 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ekiti region, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
equestrian  Search this
bicycle  Search this
weapon  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-68
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7804e7669-e69d-4d70-b258-50b11be72c94
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-68
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Divination board

Object Name:
opon Ifa
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36 x 38 x 2 cm (14 3/16 x 14 15/16 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Owo, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Divination  Search this
bird  Search this
snake  Search this
crab  Search this
Male use  Search this
mudfish  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-69
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7668f5db9-248a-4575-acad-8c5a6a0a991a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-69
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Bracelet

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.9 x 13.2 x 13.2 cm (3 1/8 x 5 3/16 x 5 3/16 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Owo, Nigeria
Date:
16th-18th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
mudfish  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-7.2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e8e277e9-d624-4dcc-964b-28e10269d6ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-7.2
Online Media:

Male figure

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 76.5 x 29.7 x 24.5 cm (30 1/8 x 11 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Status  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-73
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys756a6e1aa-5d30-4dac-9ee1-0c596579618c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-73

Figure

Object Name:
ivri
Maker:
Isoko artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 70 x 14.5 x 17 cm (27 9/16 x 5 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Animal  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-82
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys728c3e406-4e02-4489-a211-43ca607e9218
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-82

Crest mask

Maker:
Idoma artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint, fur, iron nails
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.8 x 18.8 x 23 cm (13 5/16 x 7 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
bird  Search this
Janus-faced  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-89
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f50684fd-6047-4ff5-bf06-d0c258532ff8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-89
Online Media:

Helmet mask

Maker:
Takim Eyuk, died 1915  Search this
Akparabong artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, blue duiker skin, dye, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39 x 39 x 33 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 x 13 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Cross River region, Nigeria
Date:
ca. 1900-1915
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Leadership  Search this
Male use  Search this
Janus-faced  Search this
male  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-92
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77f2241c6-e88e-459f-bd33-e52e4c210107
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-92
Online Media:

Crest mask

Maker:
Bamum artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, horn, plant fiber, spider silk
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 76 x 46 x 41 cm (29 15/16 x 18 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Manje Nkoutou village, Grassfields region, Cameroon
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
spider  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70bc08497-f167-4767-9d73-88097456f738
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-95
Online Media:

Primer on artists' books

Author:
Vann, Lisa  Search this
Stanley, Janet L.  Search this
Foran, Colleen  Search this
Jenke, Veronika  Search this
Grove, Migs  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2016
Citation:
Stanley, Janet L., Jenke, Veronika, Grove, Migs, Foran, Colleen and Vann, Lisa. 2016. Primer on artists' books. Washington, D.C: National Museum of African Art ; & Smithsonian Libraries, pp., 16 pp.
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_142202

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