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Art of Africa
Explore the diverse visual culture of the African continent.

Table of Contents:
Art of Africa: Excellent Starting Points
Art of Africa: Images and Collections

Art of Africa: Excellent Starting Points
Art of Africa and the African Diaspora, University of Maryland Libraries
Recommended "First Stop" for research projects.  An excellent subject guide that includes print and electronic resources.

Art and Life in Africa Project. University of Iowa. Obermann Center for Advanced Studies
"Peoples Resources" provides information for over 100 African cultures.

Art History Resources on the Web. Non-European Art. The Arts of Africa.
C. Witcombe. Sweet Briar College

Extensive links.

H-AfrArts. Expressive Cultures of Africa
Information about this African-art listserve, and the Arts Council of the African Studies Association in the United States.

Modern African Art: A Basic Reading List. Janet L. Stanley. National Museum of African Art Library. Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Extensive annotated bibliography including books, periodicals, and exhibition catalogues.

New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
A guide to the print and electronic resources of this research library. 


Art of Africa: Images and Collections
African Art: Aesthetics and Meaning. Bayly Art Museum. University of Virginia
Excellent images with insightful commentary. Links to The Art of the African Mask

Africa: The Art of a Continent. An exhibition organized by The Royal Academy of Arts, London, in association with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC
Numerous images and extensive commentary.

Cutting to the Essence, Shaping for the Fire: Yoruba and Akan Art in Wood and Metal, Indiana University
Images, teaching tips, and substantial discussions.

Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa
The museum focuses on the multicultural diversity of Durban and South Africa.

Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
Egyptian artifacts from archaeological sites.

Master Hand: Individuality and Creativity among Yoruba Sculptors, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Diverse topics including artistic processes and children's activities.

National Museum of African Art. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.
Exhibitions, research, and public programs.

National Museum of Namibia
A superb illustrated discussion of prehistoric rock paintings.

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