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African Child Figures Are (Usually) Not Dolls
May 22, 2020By: Herbert M. Cole
They are often not "dolls." Collectors and dealers should know better than to perpetuate an inaccurate label for widely used, spiritually sanctioned 'child' figures that belong to hopeful African mothers. Let's get rid of an erroneous stereotype.
Leinuo Zhang, Milan
May 07, 2020By: Adenike Cosgrove
"You see how you look in the mirror, but you see exactly who you are in art. I feel myself, I see myself in African art. This is a vital reason that I began collecting. I feel that I cannot live without them."
Anna Demina, Milan
April 10, 2020By: Adenike Cosgrove
"To reduce the human form to its basic elements and do it perfectly... you immediately understand this is the human body and only geometrical forms are left of it."
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