Transformations: The African Art of Change

Transformations: The African Art of Change

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.

“African Art: The Collection of Jon Draud” is a display of approximately 150 objects on loan from a private collection. Draud, a Nashville psychiatrist, has documented and collected art and artifacts from the African continent for many years.

entrance free and run through August 12 2012

African Art: The Collection of Jon Draud       
July 1 to August 12, 2012

Echawokaba (helmet mask). Bembe, eastern Congo (present Democratic Republic of the Congo), first quarter of the 20th century.
Wood and natural pigments

Medicine Figure. Luba, southeastern Congo (present Democratic Republic of the Congo), 20th century. Wood, beads, and grass cord

This summer the museum will present African Art: The Collection of Jon Draud, an exhibition of approximately 150 objects on loan from a private collection. The exhibit opens July 1, 2012 in the museum’s Changing Galleries and is free to the public.
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