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Untitled

Maker:
S. G. Mpata, 1942 - 1984, b. Tanzania  Search this
Medium:
Enamel paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 61.6 x 61.6 cm (24 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Tanzania
Date:
1971-1973
Topic:
fish  Search this
boat  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. W. Beverly Carter, Jr.
Object number:
79-28-55
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
Copyright 1971-1973 Edward Mpata
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys749e83eb9-9f91-405c-b518-1a9b38c6e694
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_79-28-55

Johannesburg, 2nd Greatest City after Paris

Maker:
William Kentridge, born 1955, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Animated film recorded on videotape
Dimensions:
Duration: 8 minutes 2 seconds
Type:
Time Based Media
Geography:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Date:
1989
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-34-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1989 WJ Kentridge
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Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
ongoing exhibition
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Concourse
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78cd655a9-2dfd-4232-94bb-e8e0577f1e81
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-34-1

Mine

Maker:
William Kentridge, born 1955, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Animated film recorded on videotape
Dimensions:
Duration: 5 minutes 49 seconds
Type:
Time Based Media
Geography:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Date:
1991
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-34-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1989 WJ Kentridge
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys746ed92eb-0596-4548-9aa3-b1fd364441cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-34-2

Monument

Maker:
William Kentridge, born 1955, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Animated film recorded on videotape
Dimensions:
Duration: 3 minutes 11 seconds
Type:
Time Based Media
Geography:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Date:
1990
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-34-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1989 WJ Kentridge
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77be83076-2dde-462e-a98e-a4b1462fa010
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-34-3

Sobriety, Obesity and Growing Old

Maker:
William Kentridge, born 1955, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Animated film recorded on videotape
Dimensions:
Duration: 8 minutes 15 seconds
Type:
Time Based Media
Geography:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Date:
1991
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-34-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1989 WJ Kentridge
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e21adb73-8c01-4536-a9bf-687822043fad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-34-4

Felix in Exile

Maker:
William Kentridge, born 1955, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Animated film recorded on videotape
Dimensions:
Duration: 9 minutes
Type:
Time Based Media
Geography:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Date:
1993
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-34-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1989 WJ Kentridge
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73dcb7ba8-95b1-4558-9f9f-655d9f1db620
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-34-5

History of the Main Complaint

Maker:
William Kentridge, born 1955, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Animated film recorded on videotape
Dimensions:
Duration: 4 minutes
Type:
Time Based Media
Geography:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Date:
1994
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-34-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1989 WJ Kentridge
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7bb18339d-e80e-4b0d-ad8a-b5e85a465e9c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-34-6

Headrest

Maker:
Soli artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16.8 x 22.1 x 8.0 cm (6 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Zambia
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Sylvia H. Williams Memorial Fund for Acquisitions
Object number:
96-5-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a653db05-12ca-41fb-8f38-a28361ab9afa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-5-1

Cloth currency

Maker:
Mbun artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia
Dimensions:
H x W: 86.4 x 2.9 cm (34 x 1 1/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys707d3f27c-a238-4f30-857a-c98006fe7097
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-28

Cloth currency

Maker:
Mbun artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia
Dimensions:
H x W: 91.4 x 5.1 cm (36 x 2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-29
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78086efba-ebd4-4fc4-8ab7-473c99cdbb85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-29

Cloth currency

Maker:
Mbun artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.2 x 84.4 x 18.8 cm (2 7/16 x 33 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-30
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e30d89ad-e3b9-4bd6-8581-873258afe133
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-30

Cloth currency bundle

Maker:
Mbun artist  Search this
Medium:
Raffia, plant fibers
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 104 x 30 x 17 cm (40 15/16 x 11 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. M. Harris
Object number:
99-13-31
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys75d8abba8-597e-4b8a-8eda-05c1cf6d47a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-13-31

Bowl stand

Object Name:
taseskat
Maker:
Tuareg artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, hide, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 92 × 37 × 36 cm (36 1/4 × 14 9/16 × 14 3/16 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Mali
Niger
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of an anonymous donor
Object number:
2014-31-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77e5be9e2-f79d-440a-b80a-24d354bfccf6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-31-3

Neck ring currency

Maker:
Matakam artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 0.8 × 17.7 × 15.7 cm (5/16 × 6 15/16 × 6 3/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Cameroon
Date:
20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Allen and Barbara Davis in honor of Bryna Freyer, Curator, National Museum of African Art
Object number:
2015-4-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e5b29bf0-38f1-47ce-b114-3404cf491e99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2015-4-4

Neck ring currency

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.7 × 24.5 × 24.8 cm (2 1/4 × 9 5/8 × 9 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
male  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Allen and Barbara Davis in honor of Bryna Freyer, Curator, National Museum of African Art
Object number:
2015-4-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73ffacb07-a82b-4624-9a59-bc9746f8c90d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2015-4-5

Chest

Maker:
Swahili artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper, brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 42.6 × 98.1 × 42.8 cm (16 3/4 × 38 5/8 × 16 7/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Bagomoyo, Tanzania
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Marriage  Search this
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift in memory of Nancy E. MacDonald
Object number:
2015-7-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a377d4b9-0155-4bd9-8c3e-7ef65f37a458
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2015-7-1

Headrest

Maker:
Oromo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, twine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19 × 18 × 13 cm (7 1/2 × 7 1/16 × 5 1/8 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Ethiopia
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift in memory of Nancy E. MacDonald
Object number:
2015-7-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7bd0ce077-b560-4825-8134-75fa64fb367f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2015-7-8

Apartheid Laboratory

Maker:
Willie Bester, born 1956, South Africa  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media assemblage
Dimensions:
222 × 205 × 80 cm (87 3/8 × 80 11/16 × 31 1/2 in.)
Type:
Installation
Geography:
South Africa
Date:
1995
Credit Line:
Gift of Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman and Jerome L. and Ellen Stern
Object number:
2017-15-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1995 Willie Bester
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Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7528f4682-6990-4529-80f0-25d2a7a1c137
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2017-15-1

Chair

Object Name:
gba
Maker:
Kru artist  Search this
Dan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 x 36.8 x 27.9 cm (13 x 14 1/2 x 11 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Initiation  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hermann Warner Williams
Object number:
64-9-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys789ebeac6-0893-4129-8e1c-e8eb9b52b06c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_64-9-1

Kissi pennies

Maker:
Kissi artist  Search this
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 44.1 x 4.1 x 1.9 cm (17 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Liberia
Guinea
Sierra Leone
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Currency  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Theodore H. Becker
Object number:
66-11-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ys745dfa59b-8ae7-464d-be85-ae4b7523ff5a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_66-11-6

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