Blog about artists from Africa and artistical events, partly written by the author himself, partly collected from other sites, including pictures and videos from sites like youtube, myspace etc. Furthermore you can find two lists with links to sites from African artists and from institutions (museums etc) that exhibits art from African artists. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
According to their own statement, the musée du quai Branly houses one of the world's largest collections of African arts, with almost 70,000 items from the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and Madagascar. Under "the collections' catalogues" you can search through the online artefacts and image library catalogue for holdings of the museum. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The project African Collections in Zürich deals with the relationships between the city of Zürich and Africa on the basis of several scientific collections and one art collection. The collections constitute the material basis upon which knowledge about Africa and African peoples was generated, systematized and popularized.Our interest is not so much aimed at the single objects, images and plants as such but on the knowledge and classification systems they are embedded in. The systems become evident through the mode in which the collections were stored, classified and documented. Moreover, they define the forms and venues of presentation and contribute to the popularization of distinct images of Africa. Metarchive is not a comprehensive catalogue of all the African collections held in Zürich, instead it creates virtual links between selected pieces from the various collections and places them in a new meaning context. ... [according to site editor's information]
CHDA is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the preservation, management and promotion of cultural heritage in Africa through a programme of training and development support services. Since 2000, CHDA organises training and development support programmes and activities that it provides to professionals and institutions responsible for movable and immovable heritage in Englishspeaking sub-Saharan Africa.
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Homepage of the Art Gallery of the Yale University, sub-site for African Art: contains a brief introduction with suggestions for reading / a small bibliography, and pictures of the pieces of the collection including a brief explanatory text. "The collection is strongest in ritual figures and masks from West and Central Africa."
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Homepage of the South African section of the International Council of Museums. Under "About ICOM > Publications > ICOM Publications" fyou can find, among others, the "AFRICOM Handbook of Standards ". [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the National Museum of Mali, in Bamako. You get an insight into the museum's collections, including pictures. Furthermore, tehre is information about the museum's futher activities, cultural and pedagogical. [editors ilissAfrica]