Three sculptures of masqueraders & five masquerade head-dresses by Sokari Douglas Camp

Sokari Douglas Camp (1958-), sculptures: 'Opu Owu'.

Details

Medium:
Sculptures:welded steel & Masks: mixed media
Art Fund grant:
£9,000 ( Total: £18,000)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Sokari Douglas Camp

'Otobo'. 'Seki Owu'. Manibo Harry (1972-), head-dresses: 'Opu Owu'. 'Seki Owu'. 'Fly Fish'. 'Egwe'. 'Piko-Piko'.

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Provenance

Sculptures created for the Museum of Mankind for its Africa '95 exhibition 'Play and Display'. The head-dresses were commissioned by the Okolorukru masquerade society of Buguma, Nigeria for its performances from 1990.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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