«More than quite different African civilization, the ideas and the philosophic, religious and artistic representations of Yoruba transformed, and continue to transform, the faiths, the practices and the arts well beyond the African banks. »
Henry John Drewal
This exhibition invites you to discover this thousand-year-old art through a selection of masks of ritual societies, royal statuary and religious objects. We also present you a selection diversified by our last acquisitions of primitive art for an in parallel artistic putting.
Post of porch of palace Yoruba, Nigeria, 19e siècle, 51,6 in, ex-french collection.