Warriors and Mothers Epic Mbembe Art

The figures created by Mbembe master carvers from southeastern Nigeria are among the earliest and most visually dramatic wood sculptures preserved from sub-Saharan Africa.

Art Exhibition previously on at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, United States.
From Tuesday 09 December 2014 to Monday 07 September 2015

Seated figure image

Published by anonymous on Monday 17 November 2014.
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Created between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, and striking for their synthesis of intense rawness and poetry, these representations of seated figures