Mother-and-Child Figure (detail), 1800s-1900s. Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo people. Wood; h: 63.6 cm. James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund 1961.198
  • Mother-and-Child Figure (detail), 1800s-1900s. Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo people. Wood; h: 63.6 cm. James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund 1961.198
  • Mother-and-Child Figure, 1800s-1900s. Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo people. Wood; h: 63.6 cm. James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund 1961.198
  • Bird Figure (detail). Unidentified artist. Wood; h. 138 cm. Private collection. Photo © Jon Lam.
  • Helmet Mask. Unidentified artist. Wood; l. 114 cm. The Museum for African Art, New York, Gift of Corice Canton Arman, 2010.02. © The Museum for African Art, New York. Photo: Jerry L. Thompson.
  • Helmet Mask. Unidentified artist. Wood; l. 102.9 cm. The Art Institute of Chicago, African and Amerindian Purchase Fund 1963.842.
  • Double Face Mask. Unidentified artist. Wood; h. 32 cm. Collection Laura and James J. Ross. Photo: John Bigelow Taylor.
  • Pair of Male and Female Figures. Unidentified artist. Wood; h.: 115 cm and 97 cm. Private Collection, Courtesy McClain Gallery. Photo © Sotheby’s.
  • Photo: Robert Muller
  • Photo: Robert Muller
  • Photo: Robert Muller
  • Photo: Robert Muller
  • Photo: Robert Muller
  • Photo: Robert Muller
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Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa

Sun, 02/22/2015 to Sun, 05/31/2015

This exhibition is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

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The Cleveland Museum of Art is supported in part by Cuyahoga County residents through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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Mother-and-Child Figure, 1800s-1900s. Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo people. Wood; h: 63.6 cm. James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund 1961.198
Bird Figure (detail). Unidentified artist. Wood; h. 138 cm. Private collection. Photo © Jon Lam.
Helmet Mask. Unidentified artist. Wood; l. 114 cm. The Museum for African Art, New York, Gift of Corice Canton Arman, 2010.02. © The Museum for African Art, New York. Photo: Jerry L. Thompson.
Helmet Mask. Unidentified artist. Wood; l. 102.9 cm. The Art Institute of Chicago, African and Amerindian Purchase Fund 1963.842.
Double Face Mask. Unidentified artist. Wood; h. 32 cm. Collection Laura and James J. Ross. Photo: John Bigelow Taylor.
Pair of Male and Female Figures. Unidentified artist. Wood; h.: 115 cm and 97 cm. Private Collection, Courtesy McClain Gallery. Photo © Sotheby’s.
Photo: Robert Muller
Photo: Robert Muller
Photo: Robert Muller
Photo: Robert Muller
Photo: Robert Muller
Photo: Robert Muller