Dogon architecture, culture, and art has fascinated the West since the early twentieth century. Dutch photographer, Huib Blom's 'Dogon—Images & Traditions' sheds light on the landscapes, architectures, and art of the Malian ethnic group. What's more, the book is now free to download!
Knives from Africa don’t resemble knives from anywhere else on the planet. Today however, the manufacture of reproduction weapons has increased. Learn what 'fake' is and how to spot inauthentic African knives.
September 2017 will see the publication of 'Africa, in the shadow of the gods', a book about the incredible history of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in African over the last three centuries. Never-before-seen classic African art masterpieces from the Congregation's collection are exposed for the first time.
We've curated a list of 10 museums that regularly post images of African art masterpieces in their collections, keeping us in the know about recent acquisitions and events. Here are the museums with collections of stunning classic African art.
South African born, Belgian artist Kendell Geers, uses art to challenge notions of identity. We hear from Kendell, in his own words, how classic African art has inspired his work and helped him question and define his identity.