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April 28, 1993 – January 2, 1994
African Art Museum
950 Independence Ave., SW
Location: Sublevel 2
On view are carved objects from natural and handmade components used by ritual specialists to change people's lives. The Kongo word minkisi refers to "things that do things." Also included are works by African-American artist Renee Stout.