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Barbara Jarocki collection

Curator of an exhibition:
Barbara Jarocki  Search this
Extent:
65 Photographs (color, 4 x 6 inches)
1 Postcard (color)
2 Photographs (color, 5 x 7 inches)
Container:
Binder 1
Culture:
Africa  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Baule (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
Ivory Coast
Nigeria
New York (State)
Date:
1983
Summary:
The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley, and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.

Objects were primarily created by the Yoruba, Baule, and Dan peoples and include a ladle, Ibeji, top from a Champion Cultivator Staff (Daleu), a beaded sheath for Orisha Oko staff, hoes, a divination tray, headdresses, a beaded crown, a rhythm pounder and masks, particularly a four-faced helmet mask and a double face mask (Kpelie). Object materials include wood, animal skin, metal, beads, cowrie shells, and cloth. Major contributers to the exhibition include Paul and Ruth Tishman, Drs. Noble and Jean Endicott, Richard J. Faletti, and the Michael Oliver Gallery.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series:

Series 1: Installation Photos, 1983 (22 photographs; Binder 1)

Series 2: Idenified Objects, 1983 (23 photographs; Binder 1)

Series 3: Unidentified Objects, 1983 (22 photographs; Binder 1)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1983 (1 item; Binder 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Jarocki curated numerous exhibits, including "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983; Sarah Lawrence College) and "Cameroon: Art and Life Interwoven" (April-July, 1988; May Weber Museum of Cultural Arts, Chicago). A geneous donor, Jarocki and her husband, Robert Fudim, gave the artwork "Playing Card", circa 1770, to the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Museum.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ere ibeji  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Wood-carving -- Africa -- Exhibitions  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Barbara Jarocki Collection, EEPA 2016-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-003
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Barbara Jarocki collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-003

Masks : a Welsh Arts Council touring exhibition

Organizer:
Welsh Arts Council  Search this
Physical description:
16 unnumbered pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Oceania
North America
South America
Japan
Sri Lanka
Java
Date:
1976
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Call number:
GN419.5 .M397 1976
GN419.5.M397 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_265207

Art tribal africain : vente aux enchères publiques, dimanche 23 novembre 2003

Author:
Cabinet d'expertises Marty  Search this
Subject:
Tort, Patrick Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
[36] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
France
Muret (Haute-Garonne)
Date:
2003
2003]
Topic:
Art, Primitive  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Art auctions  Search this
Call number:
N7380.5 .C33 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_802982

Gallery J. Visser : Paris, 2006

Author:
Gallery J. Visser  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Africa
Islands of the Pacific
Date:
2006
Topic:
Art, Primitive  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Call number:
N5310 .G37 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_898857

Africa

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Netherlands
Date:
2008
Topic:
Sculpture, African  Search this
Art, African--Private collections  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Call number:
N5310.8.N4 B47 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_945045

The mask as muse : Lois Mailou Jones / Cheryl Finley

Author:
Finley, Cheryl  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Jones, Louis Mailou Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2011
20th century
Topic:
Masks, African, in art  Search this
African American art--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
NX1. N737
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1014236

Encounters with masks : counter-primitivism in 20th-century black art / Christian Kravagna

Author:
Kravagna, Christian  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Douglas, Aaron  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2014
Topic:
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Masks, African, in motion pictures  Search this
Photography of African sculpture  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
Call number:
N8217.F43 A78 2014
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1086405

Dismantling colonial representation : the photomontages of Hannah Höch / Denise Toussaint

Author:
Toussaint, Denise  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Höch, Hannah 1889-1978 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Germany
Date:
2016
Topic:
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Sculpture, African, in art  Search this
Photomontage  Search this
Call number:
N8.A34 A78
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090147

Artists of the mask

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
2001
Topic:
African American women artists  Search this
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Call number:
NX164.N4 B5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_715763

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon de Picasso et les pièces africaines contemporaines du tableau : esthétique émancipatrice ou répressive?

Author:
Legros, Dominique 1946-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Picasso, Pablo 1881-1973 Demoiselles d'Avignon  Search this
Physical description:
p. 71-81 : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
Topic:
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Sculpture, African--Influence  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Primitivism in Modern Art
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782703

Persona : masks of Africa : identities hidden and revealed : Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium, April 24, 2009-January 3, 2010

Author:
Mertens, Tristan  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Belgium
Date:
2011
Topic:
Masks, African  Search this
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_975736

Reconfiguring an African icon : odes to the mask by modern and contemporary artists from three continents : Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 8-August 21, 2011 / Wendy A. Grossman

Author:
Grossman, Wendy  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Hazoumè, Romuald 1962-  Search this
Dakpogan, Calixte 1958-  Search this
Type:
Articles
Exhibitions
Date:
2012
Topic:
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_980893

Stereotype vermeiden : Kunstlerische und kuratorische Strategien im Umgang mit dem afrikanischen Kontinent

Author:
Heissenbüttel, Dietrich 1956-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Enwezor, Okwui  Search this
Hanussek, Christian  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
2008
20th century
Topic:
Curating African art exhibitions  Search this
Masks, African, in art  Search this
Art, African--History  Search this
Art and globalization  Search this
Call number:
N72.G55 H45 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_989828

Die Masken und Geheimbünde Afrikas

Author:
Frobenius, Leo 1873-1938  Search this
Physical description:
278 p. illus. ; 33 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1898
Topic:
Secret societies  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GN419.5 .F92 1898
GN419.5.F92 1898
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_369251

William Brill photographs

Collector:
Brill, William, 1918-2003  Search this
Extent:
479 Photographic prints (object copy prints; black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
17 photocopies
Note:
Located offsite at Iron Mountain (box 97464370).
Culture:
Loma (African people)  Search this
Makonde (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Punu (African people)  Search this
Asante (African people)  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Luba (African people)  Search this
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Baule (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Bassa (Liberian and Sierra Leone people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photocopies
Place:
Mali
Africa
Cameroon
Nigeria
Date:
circa 1983
Summary:
This collection is comprised of photographs collected by William W. Brill to document his personal collection of African art objects, which primarily contains masks, sculpted figures, and tools.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of photographs collected by William W. Brill to document his personal collection of African art objects, which primarily contains masks, sculpted figures, and tools. Masks documented are from the following peoples: Hemba, Lulua, Makonde, and Bbagani. Sculptural figures shown were created by the following groups: Bassa, Dogon, Kulango, Kuyu, Loma, Luba, Lunda, Punu, and Tabwa. Other objecs shown include an Asante comb, Asante royal staff, Baule animal head, Bete heddle pulley, Chokwe comb, Ijo staff, Kuba headrest, Lele staff, Ndengese axe handle, Senufo ceremonial container, Senufo wine strainer, Yela staff, Yoruba house post, Zulu comb, and Zulu hunter's staff. There are also images of musical instruments including bells, flutes, and rhythm pounders from Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, and Zaire. Photographers represented include Tony Fitsch, Al Mozell and Bernard Pierre Wolff.
Biographical / Historical:
William W. Brill (1918-2003) received a B.A. from Yale University and was the president of the Mutual Real Estate Investment Trust in New York. He started collecting African art around 1960 and has donated several art objects to museums.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
For study purposes only. Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Art objects  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
William Brill Photographs, EEPA 1985-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-001
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-001

African masquerade : and the collector's dilemma / William H. Gotwald Jr. ; foreword by Carolynne Whitefeather

Title:
African masquerade and the collector's dilemma
Author:
Gotwald, William H  Search this
Whitefeather, Carolynne  Search this
Utica College  Search this
Subject:
Gotwald, William H Art collections  Search this
Utica College  Search this
Physical description:
60 pages : color illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Africa
Africa, sub-Saharan
Africa, West
Date:
2011
2011, ©2010
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107190

African faces

Author:
Neerman, Marnix  Search this
Arthur, Alex  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Pictorial works
Date:
2009
Topic:
Masks, African  Search this
Call number:
N5310.7 .W927
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_938269

How to approach the traditional African sculpture / by Warren Robbins ; photographs by Lee Boltin

Author:
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Boltin, Lee  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1972
Topic:
Sculpture, African  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Call number:
AP2 .S666
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_510576

Keys to the spirit world : African masks

Author:
Balogun, Ola 1945-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1990
Topic:
Masquerades  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Call number:
AS4.U8 A14X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_507969

Arts of life / Arthur Bourgeois and Scott Rodolitz

Author:
Bourgeois, Arthur P (Arthur Paul) 1940-  Search this
Rodolitz, Scott  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
2012
Topic:
Material culture  Search this
Implements, utensils, etc  Search this
Money  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Masquerade performance  Search this
Sculpture, African--Religious aspects  Search this
Call number:
N7380 .B64 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109678

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