A fine Eastern Pende Panya-Gombe African mask. Coll.: David Norden
Mid-April 2007 newsletter
Dear African Art lover,
It has been a while that I have emailed you, but everything is fine. The
Tribal Art market is still alive and kicking, and I have never seen so many
objects appearing on the market.
For this edition I want to show you a Kuyu (44 cm) I found that has many
similarities to the one once owned by Vérité that you can see in the
Tribal Arts of Africa on page 119.
Brussels is certainly worth booking a ticket to this year, with many events
and exhibitions at the same moment, certainly the important Willy
Mestach exhibition is a must see.
I also have some Museum news for you and a report on stolen items.
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people, Nigeria, Owo,
at the museum of Quai Branly, from 3 April to 8 July 2007
Maiden Siprit Mask (Mukuyi). Early 20th Century. Punu, Gabon. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of Alan Wurtzburger, BMA 1954.145.63
Meditations on African Art Colors
April 18–August 19, 2007 Free
sponsored message- Auction announcement:
50th Tribal Art Auction will be on May 12, 2007 in Würzburg. We will offer a
fine selection of African and Oceanic Tribal Art from private collections.
(click on image for details)
The Bruneaf from 6 to 10 June in Brussels in the street around the Sablon.
In the Salle des Beaux-Arts Bruxelles on the Sablon :
Walker Evans pictures (1903-1975) : “African Negro Art” will be sold on June 7
The next place you will be able to meet me with some fine pieces
on view is in Brussels between 6 and 10 June 2007 at
Enough Australian Art, I'll take the curry pie. Some insights about Australian paintings and other things.
Christie’s has closed its American Indian art department, and as a result Delia Sullivan, department head since 1999, has left Christie’s. “Christie’s has canceled their May sale at Rockefeller Center, and we are discontinuing sale plans in this category for the foreseeable future,” said Sara Fox, a Christie’s spokesperson....Apparently, if a department does not bring in multimillion-dollar totals, Christie’s considers it redundant...
Bacquart stolen items or see the page. A reward will be offered.
Loud auctioneers and whispering gallierists have a poor or restricted
vocabulary compared to the one used by some E-Bay dealers who, for promoting an
object which is supposed to be "collectable" /"collectors
quality" or "museum quality", use adjectives with absolutely
www.andre-kirbach.de invite you to his new exhibition, which will go on till 10th of June 2007.
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