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The Tsesah Crests of the Bamileke People (Cameroon)

Knowing about the artforms that belong to a culture different from ours is a privilege, because we see what is important to different people. It teaches us about what is important to them, what they find beautiful, and what they care about. ORIGIN In the 1700s, the North West Grasslands

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A Gallery with no Pictures: The ‘Ghost Collection’ of the Ivory Coast

What does it mean to lose the art that defines us and how should we respond? The ‘Ghost Collection’ in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, shows the reaction of students after a local museum was ransacked in 2011. Students replaced 120 pieces of stolen art with their own sculptures. Each piece contained

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