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African art on display in ‘Brooklyn is Africa’ exhibition

NY Daily News | Jarred McCallistar:

With links to Africa, Brooklyn and the Caribbean, the “Brooklyn is Africa: A Borough of Inclusion; A Continent of Invention” exhibition of rare African art is currently on display at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corp.’s Center for Arts and Culture in Brooklyn. Fifty rare African art works and artifacts from the extensive collection of Eric Edwards — including masks, ceremonial objects and stone carvings — are featured in the exhibit, which is curated by Edwards and his Trinidad and Tobago-born father Hollis King, creative director at the Center for Arts and Culture… Read more

Image: From the collection of Eric Edwards, this early 20th century mask from the Tikar ethnic group of Cameroon is a part of the “Brooklyn is Africa” exhibition at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corp.’s Center for Arts and Culture in Brooklyn. (Cultural Museum of African Art)

2018-10-23T19:17:09+00:00