TRUST, museums, “touching lines” and other stories.

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TRUST, museums, “touching lines” and other stories.   Dear $email,   I have a lot of interesting articles and assorted news for you. My catawiki auction will end this Sunday, so make sure you stop by and check it out for some great pieces. Two weeks on Sunday (9 October) I will be exhibiting at “Art Fair Mechelen”, so please Read More …

African Art News September 2016

David Norden: Advising Fine African Art Collections since 1992  Subscribe to the newsletter at www.african-arts.info  Dear $email, I found this interesting video on Arte about the market in African masks “Le marché des masques africains” : Photo © Peter Heller/Filmkraft http://www.arte.tv/guide/fr/052793-000-A/le-marche-des-masques-africains  (in french)  Are you still looking to acquire new objects to expand your Art collection? After 9 months of Read More …

Le marché des masques africains

masques africains© Peter Heller-Filmkraft.

Une vidéo intéressante sur Arte laisse la parole a des experts, des marchands et des collectionneurs, des curateurs de musées, et des directeurs de salles de vente ainsi que des artisans sur le marché des masques Africains. Le marché des masques africains Voici l’article sur les masques Africains à connotation légèrement négative du descriptif d’Arte: En deux siècles de colonisation, Read More …

Fang Ngontang Duponcheel

Fang Ngontang

A 3 heads Fang Ngontang helmet mask  – Gabon – Provenance Duponcheel. Fang Ngontang Three Faced Helmet Mask – Gabon African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Gabon, Fang, the tapered form with four relief-carved heads with heart-shaped faces, with pyro-blackened projections above, (wood loss, cracks, restauration), ht. 13 1/2 in., 32 cm. The Duponcheel fang is Genuine, Duponcheel is credited with Read More …

Mbembe Janus mask

Mbembe mask

Mbembe Janus mask Published: Tribal Art magazine nr. 78 ( winter 2015) page. 40 Scroll Down for More Images Exhibited: since this mask was originally covered with skin, it was exhibited in Netherland at “De Huid als Communicatiemiddel” (“Skin as a means of communication”) from 12 sept.2015 >16 may 2016, “Nederlands Leder en Schoenen Museum”(“Skin as means of communication”) an Read More …