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African Art from the Frum Collection

October 26th, 2006

With a focus on some of the highlights of the renowned Frum Collection of African art, Dr. Constantine Petridis, associate curator of African art at the Cleveland Museum of Art and assistant professor of art history at Case Western Reserve University, discusses the close relationship between art and culture in sub-Saharan Africa. Special attention devoted to issues of governance and leadership as reflected in the royal arts of the Cameroon Grassfields.

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12 Responses to “African Art from the Frum Collection”

  1. Candy Minx says:

    Hi AGO dudes and dudettes, Did you know that you can get Art Review free online into an email account for SIX months? Every page on your computer, I thought some visitors here might like to know.

    http://www.uploadlibrary.com/artreviewdigital/index.html

    Also I posted a review with David Moos over at my blog…here:

    http://gnosticminx.blogspot.com/2006/10/does-art-live-in-syriana.html

    Have a great weekend!
    Candy

  2. Candy Minx says:

    Hi AGO dudes and dudettes, Did you know that you can get Art Review free online into an email account for SIX months? Every page on your computer, I thought some visitors here might like to know.

    http://www.uploadlibrary.com/artreviewdigital/index.html

    Also I posted a review with David Moos over at my blog…here:

    http://gnosticminx.blogspot.com/2006/10/does-art-live-in-syriana.html

    Have a great weekend!
    Candy

  3. Rash says:

    In regards to African art and culture, I found multiple webpages offering great amount of African Wood carvings, e.g http://www.safarigifts.com, and many others, but none seem to offer the indepth explanation of each carvings. Does anyone know of a place where I could find such info?

  4. Rash says:

    In regards to African art and culture, I found multiple webpages offering great amount of African Wood carvings, e.g http://www.safarigifts.com, and many others, but none seem to offer the indepth explanation of each carvings. Does anyone know of a place where I could find such info?

  5. Hi-
    I thought you might enjoy seeing the art of Daniel Omondi Odhuno, a Kenyan woodcarver who lives in Brattleboro, Vermont. IT can be found at:
    http://www.vermontwoodsstudios.com/products/Daniel/Daniel.html

  6. Hi-
    I thought you might enjoy seeing the art of Daniel Omondi Odhuno, a Kenyan woodcarver who lives in Brattleboro, Vermont. IT can be found at:
    http://www.vermontwoodsstudios.com/products/Daniel/Daniel.html

  7. memeboy says:

    I’d like to suggest that you add slides to the podcasts, especially for the lectures – it really adds a lot to be able to the images that the speakers are referring to. I’m not pushing for full multi-media or video, just a little help to your listeners.

  8. memeboy says:

    I’d like to suggest that you add slides to the podcasts, especially for the lectures – it really adds a lot to be able to the images that the speakers are referring to. I’m not pushing for full multi-media or video, just a little help to your listeners.

  9. Ian Rubenzahl, AGO says:

    That is a great idea. There are a few hurdles to overcome, depending on whether the images show up on a MP3 device or on the web site – but it is certainly the next frontier.

  10. Ian Rubenzahl, AGO says:

    That is a great idea. There are a few hurdles to overcome, depending on whether the images show up on a MP3 device or on the web site – but it is certainly the next frontier.

  11. Laura says:

    Isn’t there an African curator at the AGO? If so, shouldn’t he or she be the one discussing African art on your blog? It puzzles me that the AGO’s supposedly world-renowned African art collection seems to have no local representation. Who is in charge of the research and exhibition of these pieces?

  12. Laura says:

    Isn’t there an African curator at the AGO? If so, shouldn’t he or she be the one discussing African art on your blog? It puzzles me that the AGO’s supposedly world-renowned African art collection seems to have no local representation. Who is in charge of the research and exhibition of these pieces?

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