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Yoruba, a celebration of African art

Yoruba, a celebration of African art

an exhibition at the Horniman Museum and Gardens for 12-18 months, opening to the public Friday 15th March 1991

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Published by Horniman Museum and Gardens in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Yoruba -- Exhibitions,
  • Art -- Nigeria -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-56).

    Statementtext: Keith Nicklin ; foreword: David Boston ; exhibition design and studio photographs: Bernard Brandham ; other contributors: David Jones ... [et al.].
    ContributionsNicklin, Keith., Horniman Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15251576M

    Two of the most prominent deities in Yoruba religious art are Eshu, known as the trickster god, and Shango, the god of thunder and European art styles, which change frequently over the course of history, the traditional sculptural forms of the Yoruba have .   The World's Musical Traditions, Vol. 8: Yoruba Drums from Benin, West Africa Licensed to YouTube by The Orchard Music (on behalf of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings).

    The interactive lesson unit Yoruba Beaded Art/Black History: Designs, Repetition, Rhythms and Movement, which accompanies this exhibition, speaks directly to the museum's mission by presenting the visual, musical, performing and literary arts in a collaborative, community celebration. African Shapes of the Sacred highlight only a few of the Yoruba art forms. However, with all of the various art forms practiced by the Yoruba it is critical to understand how art is perceived. Yoruba art is not realistic, but abstract and based on concepts or principals. Moreover, much of the traditional art in this.

    Yoruba artist Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria Bracelet 16th century Ivory x x cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.) Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, The Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove is a cultural spectacle which the Yoruba people of South-West Nigeria, and indeed Nigerians at large, hold very dear. Basically, this grove is a dense forest featuring sacred huts, shrines and wooden, metal and clay works of art.


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