Harn Museum of Art Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs, Eric Segal interviews Harn Curator of African Art, Susan Cooksey about her new exhibition Peace, Power and Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa during our virtual Museum Nights that took place on April 9. Read more about the exhibition.
Peace, Power and Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa Gold Ensemble
Harn Museum of Art Curator of African Art Susan Cooksey discusses a gold ensemble on view in “Peace, Power and Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa.”
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Mending with Metal
Watch the video to discover the art of mending and to examine differing views on breakage and perfection. In the Banyankole and Banyarwanda Vessel with Lid (inkongoro with umutemeri) and the Japanese Incense container (Kogo), cracks are mended with metal. On both objects, light reflects off the metal, creating strong contrasts between the...
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Imagine Whirled Peace
International Day of Peace: Shaping Peace Together Celebrate International Day of Peace: Shaping Peace Together on September 21, 2020! Create a pinwheel to imagine whirled peace, then advocate for peace by sharing compassion, kindness, hope and creativity with your community. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared...