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

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 come by and say hello, if you happen to be in Belgium. I will present some objects that are seriously “touching lines” (UNCERTAIN what  “TOUCHING LINES” MEAN, but it’s the slogan of Art Fair Mechelen, so just come discover it yourself ) David Norden “Art Fair Mechelen” Touching Lines. Onder den Toren 12, 2800 Mechelen, België Sunday, October 9 at 10 AM – 5 PM You are welcome to confirm your visit. https://www.facebook.com/events/1083538238396855/ or read more https://buyafricanantiques.com/art-fair-mechelen/ ————- Photo: Mangbetu musicians. Niangara, Belgian Congo, 1915 – amnh.org I am looking for a fine Mangbetu split drum for a client. If you know of one, please get in touch ————- “Look Again: Contemporary Perspective on African Art” at Philadelphia Museum of Art . The exhibition unfolds works created in West and Central Africa from the 1500s through to the early 1900s. New understanding of this most remarkable part of the world can be gained by looking closely at the exhibitions of materials, techniques, artistic forms and social functions. The exhibition is on view at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, United States. View the slideshow at : http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/847.html ———- New Fowler Museum exhibition highlights African art Fowler Museum presents exceptional gifts of African Art donated by collector Jay T. Last and dealer Merton D. Simpson. When Simpson and Last first became acquainted in the 1960s, the market for African art was drastically different from the market today. Collectors of African art at that time favoured figurative wooden sculpture with strong lines, smooth surfaces and symmetrical features. In contrast to these typical preferences, Simpson and Last shared a unique interest in the simplicity and abstraction of both Lega and Zulu arts. The two men quickly established a […]