The Jean Pigozzi African Art Collection
Art du Bénin d’Hier et d’Aujourd’hui : de la Restitution à la Révélation, Palais de la Marina, Cotonou, Bénin
du 20/02/2022 au 22/05/2022The exhibition shines a spotlight on the classical art of Benin, the twenty-six royal treasures recently restored by the Quai Branly Museum, and on the contemporary artistic scene of Benin and its diaspora, including both well- establishedd and emerging artists, over a 2,000m2 exhibition space.
Using a diachronic approach ranging from the 19th century to the 21st century,the “Art of Benin of Yesterday and Today, from Restitution to Revelation” exhibition will make the country’s historic and contemporary heritage accessible
to both national and international audiences in Benin, the nerve centre of artistic creation and dissemination on the continent of Africa.
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