From Monastery to Marketplace: Tradition Inspires Modern Ethiopian Painting

February 8, 2002 – October 27, 2002

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Focus Gallery, entrance to African Voices Floor Plan

On view are Ethiopian religious art, history painting, and scenes from daily life dating from the 18th to the 21st centuries. Among the religious paintings is a group representing 3 generations from one family of artists in Aksum, Ethiopia.