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07 Mar 2010

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A stark, stunning, display of African metal arts.


4 Comments leave one →
  1. 08 Mar 2010 12:41 am

    Stark and stunning indeed.

  2. Scott permalink
    08 Mar 2010 9:03 pm

    I love this exhibit. What kinds of tools are these? Are they weapons, farming tools?
    The starkness of the exhibit goes well with how bizarre the pieces are.

  3. 08 Mar 2010 9:18 pm

    Some were weapons, some tools, and others were ceremonial symbols of wealth or prestige. They dated from the early- and mid-twentieth century. This side of the case held all ironwork. On the other side were copper pieces (equally beautiful).

  4. kflow permalink
    09 Mar 2010 8:26 am

    you make me want to be a better citizen of life.

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