AFRICAN ART GIFT BY JEAN PIGOZZI TO MOMA

  The Museum of Modern Art announces a major gift of 45 works of African contemporary art from the prolific collector Jean Pigozzi. The gift includes a selection of sculptures by Romuald Hazoumè (Beninese, born 1962) and Bodys Isek Kingelez (Congolese, 1948–2015); paintings by Moké (Congolese, 1950–2001) and Cheri Samba (Congolese, born 1956); an extraordinary […]

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TRIBAL ART COLLECTOR CLAMRA CELESTIN

  The inspiration and influence that African art had on artists such as Picasso, Matisse, and Modigliani shows its importance in the art world. — Clamra Celestin Tribal art collector Clamra Celestin shares, a high degree of sensitivity and education is needed to get people interested in collecting African tribal art. Africans have the sensitivity to […]

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