Collection of Sculpture from the Congo at the Bruce Museum

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artwork: Power Figure (Nkishi) with Bingala (Copper Plates) Unidentified Songye (Eki or Kalebwe subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century, East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wood, copper, metal, fiber, animal hide, reedbuck or sassaby horns, beads, organic materials, 31 x 8 x 18 inches. The Allan Stone Collection on view at the Bruce Museum


GREENWICH, CT.- Power Incarnate: Allan Stone’s Collection of Sculpture from the Congo features works drawn from the Estate of Allan Stone, the noted art dealer, gallery owner, and collector who died in 2006 at the age of 74. Perhaps best known for his expertise in Abstract Expressionism, Mr. Stone’s collection of African art is an extraordinary assemblage in its own right, a decidedly personal collection and a monument to a particular artistic vision. The exhibition is on view form May 14th through September 4th, 2011 at the Bruce Museum.