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by Henry John Drewal
Author: Henry John Drewal
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Today, Ife sculptures are found in museums in Nigeria, and prominently in Europe and North America. The city of Ife currently has an estimated population of about half a million people
Today, Ife sculptures are found in museums in Nigeria, and prominently in Europe and North America. The royal dynasty of Ile Ife is also over eight centuries old, with its current rule, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II becoming Oba (King) in 1980. The city of Ife currently has an estimated population of about half a million people. The city is also home to one of the prestigious Academic Institutions in West Africa, Obafemi Awolowo University, and boasts the Natural History Museum of Nigeria. Ile Ife continues to serve as a spiritual core for the Yoruba people.
2009 Dynasty and Divinity, Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria, with Henry John Drewal, published in English and Spanish. with Dale Rosengarten and Theodore Rosengarten, Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art. Museum for African Art. Published also for the British Museum as Kingdom of Ife: Sculptures from West.
The British Museum: Kingdom of Ife/ obviously a very talented artist Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria: Henry John Drewal, Enid . The British Museum: Kingdom of Ife, Sculptures from West Africa.
The British Museum: Kingdom of Ife/ obviously a very talented artist. it should be on display in a Nigerian museum. Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria: Henry John Drewal, Enid Schildkrout. Kingdom of Ife: bronze sculptures from West Africa. How a portrait sculpture made in what is now Nigeria changed the way people think about African art. Ère irin fẹ́lẹ́lẹ́fẹ́ Ifẹ̀ - Copper head. Found at Wunmonije Compound, Ife, Nigeria. Costume Ethnique Dancers Body African Textiles Arte Popular African Art African Masks African Culture World Cultures Tribal Costume.
with Enid Schildkrout). Henry John Drewal with contributions by Marilyn Houlberg, Bogumil Jewsiewicki, Amy L. Noell, John W. Nunley, and Jill Salmons Los Angeles: Fowler Museum of UCLA and University of Washington Press, 227 pp. This book traces the visual cultures and histories of Mami Wata and other African water divinities. Mami Wata, often portrayed with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish, is at once beautiful, jealous, generous, seductive, and potentially deadly.
Karin . ills/museum for african art/national commission for museums and monuments, nigeria. There are so many Africas, and so many arts of Africa
Karin . There are so many Africas, and so many arts of Africa. Picasso and Matisse thought they had hit on the essence of Africa during the first decade of the 20th century.
Ife ( pronounced ee-feh) is today regarded as the spiritual heartland of the Yoruba people living in Nigeria, the .
Ife ( pronounced ee-feh) is today regarded as the spiritual heartland of the Yoruba people living in Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and their many descendants around the world. It is rightly regarded as the birthplace of some of the highest achievements of African art and culture, combining technical accomplishment with strong aesthetic appeal. The artists of Ife developed a refined and highly naturalistic sculptural tradition in stone, terracotta, brass and copper and created a style unlike anything in Africa at the time.
Drewal, H. J. and Schildkrout, E. (2010) Kingdom of Ife: sculptures from West Africa. London: The British Museum Press. Recommend this journal.
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