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Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought

May 16, 1990 – August 26, 1990

Museum: African Art Museum

Location: Sublevel 1

View 100 masterworks of the Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin.

The film The World Began at Ile-Ife: Meaning and Function in Yoruba Art (1990, 18 min., color) is shown continuously in the exhibition.

No photography permitted.