TAG: African art

Beer Pots and Beadwork: Exploring South Sotho Arts from Southern Africa
Event: Lectures & Programs

Beer Pots and Beadwork: Exploring South Sotho Arts from Southern Africa

With David Riep, Ph.D.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

From beer pots to beadwork, Riep will discuss the unique formal aspects of South Sotho visual arts, and highlight how unique form, pattern, and color are used to promote identity and cultural affiliation. More

Aboriginal body painting, photo courtesy Howard Morphy.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Australian Aboriginal Art: The Spirit of Place

with Howard Morphy
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:00pm7:30pm.

Australian Aboriginal art has over the past forty years moved from the ceremonial grounds of Arnhem Land and Central Australia to gain global recognition. As it moves it carries with it the spirit of people and place. The lecture will cover the ceremonial context of art in Arnhem Land and show how art expresses the spiritual identity of place. More

Event: Lectures (old category)

Perspectives on African Art and Life: Projects, Passions, and Pet Peeves Over 50 Years

with Herbert M. Cole, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of California
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Herbert Cole will present a lively, slide-illustrated trip through four years of African arts fieldwork: in Nigeria on Igbo mbari houses, figures, and masquerades; in Ghana for royal arts, festivals, architecture, and shrines; and in Kenya on personal decoration among three semi-pastoral peoples. He will offer a look at some of the twelve exhibitions he has organized and the books accompanying them, along with some other adventures, pitfalls, fun, students, and follies along the way. More

African Art

African Art

Daniel Yohannes Family African Gallery, Level 4, Hamilton Building (CLOSED)