Musee Du Quai Branly Presents Exhibition on Dogon Culture and Art History


PARIS.- The DOGON exhibition presents Dogon culture and art history from the 1st century until today through more than 330 exceptional pieces from international collections and presented together for the first time in France. The exhibition is on view 04/05/11 – 07/24/11 at musee du quai Branly. Dogon area (Mali) art ranks among the best known art created by African cultures. The art from the Dogon area is considered as one of the best known art created by African cultures. Along with the masterpieces that have brought fame to Dogon art, the exhibition presents cultural and daily life objects that reflect the metaphysical and aesthetic concerns of the populations who made them. The typology of these objects, made with various and complex techniques, has rarely been revealed in light of the main pieces of the statuary ensemble. Over ten centuries of