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Lost Wax Playing Cards inspired by the Benin Empire

Artist, Olutade Abidoye, gives us a doze of history with his Lost Wax playing cards. The pack of cards consists of 54 playing cards, each featuring beautiful illustrations of kings, queens and courtiers from 15th – 19th century Nigeria, particularly the Benin Empire. The Lost Wax is actually a difficult method of sculpting (using … Continue Reading ››
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Another Africa | Global African Art Exhibitions May 2014

Another Africa’s art exhibition picks this May around the globe from Abidjan, Berlin, Cape Town, Dakar, Kampala, Los Angeles, New York, and more contemporary Africana abounds.

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