Yoruba Beaded Crowns; Fowler Museum, UCLA
African sculptures from Musee du quai Branly’s African Collection in Paris
Nigerian sculptures from Musee du quai Branly’s African Collection in Paris
Oracle Figure, Senufo peoples, Cote d’Ivoire, wood, iron, bone, porcupine quills, feathers, commercially woven fiber, organic material, 19th-mid 20th century
This week’s Themed Thursday is based on African sculpture and painting. Check back through out the day to see some beautiful works from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and elsewhere on the continent.