Benin Art and Visual History
Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi
The discovery of these treasures resembles that of a valuable manuscript. They are a new “Codex Africanus,” not written on fragile papyrus, but in ivory and imperishable brass.
on the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition Souvenir Textile
2017 Artist Fellow Walker Mettling delves into the history and context of a previously overlooked textile with colonial origins.