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Arts of Africa, Dallas Museum of Art

"The DMA was an early advocate for the inclusion of African art in American art museums, and the Museum’s dedication to the field has set precedents since the 1950s. The collection is particularly strong in art from the Kongo and Luba cultures in Central Africa and the Yoruba and Edo (Benin kingdom) in West Africa." Over 2,000 objects online, easily searched by culture, date, artist, medium etc. High resolution downloads. [posted: Nov 22, 2022]

African Art Collection at The Met

"The Met's collection of art of the peoples of sub-Saharan Africa, the Pacific Islands, and North, Central, and South America comprises more than eleven thousand works of art of varied materials and types, representing diverse cultural traditions from as early as 3000 B.C.E. to the present. Highlights include decorative and ceremonial objects from the Court of Benin in Nigeria; sculpture from West and Central Africa." [posted: Nov 19, 2022]

African Art at the British Museum

"Our African collection represents the rich and diverse history of a continent, from the beautiful bronze-casting of Igbo-Ukwu, Ife and Benin to objects that delve into the ritual of masquerade – traditional performances that express the secret knowledge of local communities." Take a virtual tour of the gallery, or search the British Museum's very large and extraordinary collection online. [posted: Nov 22, 2022]