African Art: Old Idioms/New Objects in Our Fashion

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Presented by The Cleveland Museum of Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH

Nov 17
African Art: Old Idioms/New Objects in Our Fashion

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, the CMA’s curator of African art, will explore the relationship between historical and contemporary African Art.

CMA curator of African Art, Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi aims to expand understanding of the arts of Africa through landmark acquisitions and innovative exhibition strategies that link historical, modern, and contemporary African arts. This lecture will consider the ways in which the historical artistic traditions in Africa continue to serve as a basis for contemporary artistic practices that abound on the continent today. Recent acquisitions to the museum’s African collection will be

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