DISABLE_WP_CRONI Am... Contemporary Women Artists of Africa - African Arty

I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africa

Contemporary African Art - African Arty
Wedding Souvenirs, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, born 1983, Nigeria, © 2016 Njideka Akunyili Crosby

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Taking its name from a 1970’s feminist anthem, I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africadraws upon a selection of artworks by women artists from the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection to reveal a more contemporary feminism that recognizes the contributions of women to the most pressing issues of their times. With experimental and sophisticated use of diverse media, the 28 featured artists offer insightful and visually stunning approaches to matters of community, faith, the environment, politics, colonial encounters, racism, identity, and more.

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