The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection Highlights

May 18, 2009 – Indefinitely

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

On view are objects from this comprehensive 525-piece collection of African art representing 20 African countries and 75 peoples and covers 5 centuries of African art, including most major styles ranging from a highly abstract Cameroon mask to a naturalistic carved wooden male figure from Madagascar. Many of the works inspired such 20th-century artists as Picasso and Juan Gris.