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 A selected bibliography on Kente Cloth
Reference compiled by Ruth Hodges, Reference Librarian, Howard University.
[posted: Mar 03, 2004]
 Kente is more than a cloth
The popular Kente symbolism posters were produced by Ofori-Ansah. This web page shows a selection of Asante cloths with their names and meanings, derived from the poster. There is also a link here for ordering the Kente, Adinka and goldweight symbolism chart posters.
[posted: Mar 03, 2004]
 African Art: Aesthetics and Meaning
Web catalog for an exhibition held at the Baily Art Museum, University of Virginia in 1993. This site was an early demonstartion of the use of the web for publishing exhibition catalogs.
[posted: Mar 03, 2004]
 Africa Web Links: an Annotated Resource List
A web directory from the African Studies Center of the Univesity of Pennsylvania. Categories include Arts & Architecture and a K-12 Africa Studies Guide.
[posted: Mar 03, 2004]
 Janet Goldner
Janet Goldner is an American sculptor whose work has been influenced by her long association with Africa and its artists. She has been involved in many collaborative projects in Mali including curating exhibitions, producing a video documentary, and leading tours.
[posted: Mar 03, 2004]
 Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
The web site displays a small selection of the museum's collection of works from West Africa and the Equatorial Central region of Africa.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco -- de Young Museum
The de Young's African art collection features work from many areas of sub-Saharan Africa. As of this writing it has 1,400 works, of which 100 are digitized. You can also search through it's image database of 82,000 works.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian
Explore the museum's collections as well as its past exhibitions of "tradition-based" as well as contemporary arts. The site produces special web presentations for most of its exhibitions, and an archive of these is available online. In the collection area of the site you are able to search over 1400 works in its database.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History
The Fowler Museum web site has a listing of all their past exhibits. An online archive allows for the searching of 765 items from around the world (as of this writing).
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Hampton University Museum
"The Art of Africa: Power, Beauty, Community" is one of the museum's permanent exhibitions, with over 200 artifacts from across sub-Saharan Africa -- you can find a sampling on their web site.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
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