29 juin 2019

BOZAR exhibits 150 works of art from Congolese art collector Sindika Dokolo's impressive collection

BRUSSELS.- South-African artist/curator Kendell Geers and Congolese art collector Sindika Dokolo selected together 150 works of art from Dokolo’s impressive collection. Their aim is to lead the visitor towards a change in the perspective on ancient and contemporary African art, by focusing on the spirituality that binds them. IncarNations is at once a mix and exchange between classical and contemporary art from Africa and its diasporas. The masks, images and historic objects act as milestones, anchoring contemporary works... [Lire la suite]

04 janvier 2019

Yann Ferrandin at BRAFA 2019, Stand 88d

Dan ritual mask, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Dan culture, 19th century. Carved wood, thick dark brown patina, reddish brown shine. H 24.5 cm. © Yann Ferrandin at BRAFA 2019, Stand 88d. Provenance: collection of Henri Hoppenot (1891-1977), French diplomat and senior civil servant, and Hélène Hoppenot (née Delacour, 1894-1990), diarist, author and photographer; private collection, France. Maternity Dondo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dondo culture, 19th century. Carved wood, thick inlaid patina... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2018

Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d

Baule Mask, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, late 19th century. Wood, pigments. H 33 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: collection André Derain, Paris; collection Renou et Colle, Paris; private collection, Rouen, 1975 Lele comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th century. Wood. H 24 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: Nelly Van den Abeele collection, Brussels, 2003 Literature: Uzuri Wa Dunia, Belgian Treasures, exhibition catalogue Bruneaf,... [Lire la suite]