Drawing_Riou_Burial_c1892

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Fourou, Mali [location associated with drawing] Édouard Riou “A burial among the Sièné-re,” probably Fourou, Mali, circa 1892 (Binger 1892: 223) Engraving after a drawing by Édouard Riou [Senufo Unbound, 70, Figure 22] [mapsmarker marker=”28″]     .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Photograph_Noguès_Gwomba_1952-54

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Zéguédou, Mali [reported location of photograph] Renée Colin-Noguès “Gwomba, dance of agrarian cults, Zéguédougou [Zéguédou],” Mali, 1952-54 (Colin-Noguès 2006, 56) Photograph [Senufo Unbound, 272, Figure 71] [mapsmarker marker=”27″] .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Door_NMAfA_2005-6-6

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vicinity of Boundiali, Côte d’Ivoire [location associated with attributed artist] Attributed by Anita J. Glaze to workshop of Yaagalo Koné (vicinity of Boundiali, Côte d’Ivoire) Door Wood H. 149.5 cm National Museum of African Art, Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, 2005-6-6 Reported provenance: Jean Verheyleweghen, Brussels, before […]

Photograph_Glaze_Gbon_Fodombele_Dikodougou_1970

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Dikodougou region, Côte d’Ivoire [reported location of photograph] Anita J. Glaze “Gbon helmet masquerade of the Fodombele (farmers) poro, during the final rites of the commemorative funeral,” Dikodougou region, Côte d’Ivoire, 1970 (Glaze 1986, 30-31, fig. 1) Photograph [Senufo Unbound, 181, Figure 45] [mapsmarker marker=”25″] .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Photograph_Glaze_staff_Soro_Kufulo_1970

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Poundya, Côte d’Ivoire [location associated with attributed artist] Anita J. Glaze “Female ‘champion-cultivator’ staff carved by Zana Soro of Poundia [Poundya], presented during the hoeing contest … Kufulo subgroup, Kurufu dialect,” Côte d’Ivoire, 1970 (Lamp 2004, 68-69) Photograph [Senufo Unbound, 159, Figure 41] [mapsmarker marker=”24″]   .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Photograph_Foerster_poro_initiates_Tyelikaha_1986

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Tyelikaha [Tiéliga], Côte d’Ivoire [reported location of photograph] Till Förster Poro initiates carry an elder’s corpse and tap sculptures on the ground to clear a path for the deceased, Tyelikaha [Tiéliga], Côte d’Ivoire, 1986 Photograph [Senufo Unbound, 135, Figure 38] [mapsmarker marker=”23″] .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Photograph_Clamens_Convers_in_grove_Lataha_c1950

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Lataha, Côte d’Ivoire [reported location of photograph] Gabriel Clamens Michel Convers in a location he identifies as a poro grove at Lataha, Côte d’Ivoire, circa 1950 Photograph Archives of A. R. Arthur, Belgium [Senufo Unbound, 109, Figure 28] [mapsmarker marker=”21″] .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Photograph_Silverman_Do_masquerader_Sorobango_1987

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Sorobango, Côte d’Ivoire [reported location of photograph] Raymond A. Silverman “Performance of a Do masquerader wearing a female mask known locally as ciemve or domuso, in the town of Sorobango, December 20, 1987.” Photograph [mapsmarker marker=”11″]     .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Photograph_Darbois_dancer_face_mask_Lataha_1954

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Lataha, Côte d’Ivoire [reported location of photograph] Dominique Darbois Photograph from which Robert Goldwater published a cut-out as “Dancer with face mask” in Senufo Sculpture from West Africa (1964: 30, cat. 21), 1954 Photograph [Senufo Unbound, 98, Figure 27] [mapsmarker marker=”12″] .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: none; }

Face_mask_NOMA_95.63

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Lataha, Côte d’Ivoire [location associated with photograph of object] Unidentified artist Face mask Wood 35.6 cm New Orleans Museum of Art, museum purchase with funds from an anonymous donor, 95.63 Reported provenance: Photographed by Dominique Darbois, Lataha, Côte d’Ivoire, 1954; Entwistle, London / Paris, 1995 [Senufo Unbound, 98, Plate 64] [mapsmarker marker=”13″] .pf-button.pf-button-excerpt { display: […]

PREVIEW: Ouazomon: Face Mask Attributed to Sabariko Koné (The Cleveland Museum of Art 1989.48)

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Face mask attributed to Sabariko Koné The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1989.48 H. 31.6 cm Reported provenance: James Freeman, Kyoto, Japan, 1989 Photo: © The Cleveland Museum of Art, photography Howard Agriesti Ouazomon: Face Mask Attributed to Sabariko Koné (The Cleveland Museum of Art 1989.48) In the spring of 1989 James Freeman showed this face mask […]