Wednesday, January 16, 2008

African Art takes off - well, almost

The T. Terminal of the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is home to an impressive exhibit of African art. Entitled "Symbolic Use of Animals in African Cultural Arts", the exhibit features the cultural unity of humans and animals, with numerous masks including masks of west and central Africa.

Exhibit sponsor, Herman Bigham claims, "this presentation may be the largest, most widely viewed exhibit of World Class African Traditional Sculptural Art ever displayed in a public place." Bigham advised that the exhibit was successfully presented at the Main Branch Library in Philadelphia, where approximately 25,000 visitors viewed it.

With 35 million travelers annually, the exhibit is bound to spread awareness of the beauty of African art and the rich culture of the African art tradition to millions more before it concludes its run in October, 2008.
Tribal Artery is brought to you by William Ernest Waites and Susanne Waites, proprietors of Aboriginals: Art of the First Person online gallery, including the web site at Numerous examples of authentic African Tribal art will be found for sale at the site.

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