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 generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and 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.

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