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Africa | Fragment of a grave post "aloala" of the Mahafaly people of Madagascar | Wood

Africa | Fragment of a grave post "aloala" of the Mahafaly people of Madagascar | Wood

Similar to Julia's chicken...how about hypertufa chicken for her. Christian Pradier

Similar to Julia's chicken...how about hypertufa chicken for her. Christian Pradier

Fétiche Songye Nkisi Congo Fetish Power Figure Africain African Statue Sculpture #songye #fetish

Fétiche Songye Nkisi Congo Fetish Power Figure Africain African Statue Sculpture #songye #fetish

Africa | Figure from the Luba people of the DR Congo | Early 20th century | Likely to have had a religious or ceremonial purpose.

Africa | Figure from the Luba people of the DR Congo | Early 20th century | Likely to have had a religious or ceremonial purpose.

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mid century sculpture of a shorebird hand cast in iron on a white oak base  #mid century #bird sculpture #iron

mid century sculpture of a shorebird hand cast in iron on a white oak base #mid century #bird sculpture #iron

Otra forma de entrar en el arte es a partir de lo extraño, lo diferente.

Otra forma de entrar en el arte es a partir de lo extraño, lo diferente.

Statue, Songye, République Démocratique du Congo | lot | Sotheby's  Pour l'exposition Kongo-kunst, son brillant manifeste, Olbrechts sollicita nombre de collectionneurs privés - notamment anversois - privilégiant ainsi la découverte d'œuvres inédites. Parmi ces prêteurs, le lieutenant Willy-Eugène Claes - qui sera suspendu de ses fonctions par l'administration coloniale en 1918 pour son "intempérance notoire" - confia à Olbrechts deux statues Songye, dont ce redoutable nkisi encore paré de…

Statue, Songye, République Démocratique du Congo | lot | Sotheby's Pour l'exposition Kongo-kunst, son brillant manifeste, Olbrechts sollicita nombre de collectionneurs privés - notamment anversois - privilégiant ainsi la découverte d'œuvres inédites. Parmi ces prêteurs, le lieutenant Willy-Eugène Claes - qui sera suspendu de ses fonctions par l'administration coloniale en 1918 pour son "intempérance notoire" - confia à Olbrechts deux statues Songye, dont ce redoutable nkisi encore paré de…

Africa | Tomb stela "aloala" from the Mahafaly people of Madagascar | Wood, greyish patina | The most distinctive structures of Madagaskar are massive, case-like tombs of milled and crude stone. They are placed isolated within the landscape, often crowned by a row of up to thirty carved "aloala" posts. Such graves are reserved for kings and dignitaries, big tombs can only be afforded by rich people.

Africa | Tomb stela "aloala" from the Mahafaly people of Madagascar | Wood, greyish patina | The most distinctive structures of Madagaskar are massive, case-like tombs of milled and crude stone. They are placed isolated within the landscape, often crowned by a row of up to thirty carved "aloala" posts. Such graves are reserved for kings and dignitaries, big tombs can only be afforded by rich people.

Malagan (a.k.a. Malanggan) ceremony, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. The ceremony has its roots in funerary rites, but the ceremonies take several days and cover an enormous amount of social and political territory in the process. Malagan masks are now world-famous. Traditionally these were burnt at the conclusion of the event; in modern times most are now retained, as the carving tradition is now only known by a few.  Photo ©Chris Rainier

La belleza de los pueblos indígenas. - Fotografía.

Malagan (a.k.a. Malanggan) ceremony, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. The ceremony has its roots in funerary rites, but the ceremonies take several days and cover an enormous amount of social and political territory in the process. Malagan masks are now world-famous. Traditionally these were burnt at the conclusion of the event; in modern times most are now retained, as the carving tradition is now only known by a few. Photo ©Chris Rainier