Home is Where the Art Is – The Art of the Baga People

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Baga people of Guinea, West Africa are renowned for their sculptural artworks but among them, three stand out for their sheer size and artistry. The Bansonyi serpent headdress representing the spirit of rain and fertility, the Nimba headdress symbolizing ideal womanhood, and the A-Tschol, a hybrid mask featuring bird and human characteristics....

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“Cultural objects tell stories; and in each story a simple message is found—all cultures are the same, we just express ourselves differentlyGLEN JOFFE, OWNER