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African Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection

November 16, 2005 – February 26, 2006

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

Location: Sublevel 1

This exhibition features 100 objects by 28 contemporary African artists representing 15 African countries from the Contemporary African Art Collection of Swiss entrepreneur and photographer Jean Pigozzi. A selection of paintings, photographs, drawings, sculptures, and mixed media and video installations include works by international artists -- such as painter Cheri Samba and photographer Seydou Keita -- as well as many lesser-known, self-taught artists.