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"Chokwe! Art and Initiation Among Chokwe and Related Peoples"
1999-10-24 until 2000-01-16
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minneapolis, MN, USA United States of America

Featured in the exhibition are 175 works of art created by Chokwe, Lwena, Luchazi, Lunda, and other related peoples of Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia. The pieces are selected from prominent private and museum collections in the United States, Europe, Canada and South America. Among the variety of forms included are masks, chief's and ancestral figures, thrones, scepters, and figurative ceramics. The exhibition explores the significance of art in the context of male and female initiation and the transmission of knowledge from one generation to the next. This exhibition was organized by the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, with generous sponsorship provided by The Rockefeller Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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