Tag: African art

Coming to the Geometric MADI Jan. 26: African Ancestral Legacies

African Ancestral Legacies

Opening January 26 at the Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Dallas is African Ancestral Legacies featuring works by Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga and Tunde Odunlade.

Naomi Wanjiku Gakunga’s mabati art uses galvanized sheet metal to contemporize traditional activities she observed while growing up in Central Kenya. Naomi manipulates metal to explore both material transformation and the …

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Ethiopian Artist Abebe Zelelew at Frisco Fine Art

Frisco Fine Art welcomes acclaimed artist Abebe Zelelew, whose extraordinary mixed media exhibit “O Come Let Us Adore Him: First Fruit” is on display through January 7.

Zelelew’s mission, to capture the emotion and endeavors of the people in his native Ethiopia, is both skillfully and artfully accomplished in his unusual wood carvings, which …

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