Patterns and Forms in African Art

August 20, 1984 – September 16, 1984

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, 318 A St., NE Floor Plan

Approximately 30 works from the AfA collection examines pattern and form in four sections: body painting and body scarification; "Decorated Form," illustrating the way in which African artists shape household objects; ritual uses and qualities; and pattern in textiles.