IGBO · Arte y Ritual in collaboration with Bernard de Grunne gallery, in the “European Fine Art Maastricht”, March 2010Javier Alonso-Majagranzas2019-11-28T16:55:41+01:00
A group of monumental Igbo figures from Nigeria of fine artistic quality were presented in Maastricht TEFAF recreating their lost past in the “mise en scène” and underlining the creativity and imposing presence of these unusually large sculptures, half human, half divine.
Male figure, Nigeria
Wood, H. 95 cm XIX C.
Anne and Jacques Kerchache Collection, Paris.
Publication: « L’Art Africain », Jacques Kerchache et alii, Paris, 1988, p. 178.
Male figure by the Awka Master, Nigeria Wood, H. 200 cm XIX C.
Private Collection, 1968.
Exhibited & published: “Scultura monumentale della Nigeria. Le figure degli Ibo”, November 1985 – February 1986, Studio Carlo Grossetti, Milano, 1985, p. 30-31
2ADAM · Ancient Masters from Africa, Pacific and America, Paris 2014 – A selection of Primitive Art sculptures chosen for its exceptional aesthetic quality. Black and White analog photography and a USB with full Colour digital films of the artworks.Javier Alonso-Majagranzas2020-04-01T20:22:54+02:00