Congo Art Photos

Arts of cultural groups living in the African nation of Congo.

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Ivory & wood staff & finial by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Ivory & stone staff finial by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Range of tribal masks from Democratic Republic of Congo at Musée du quai Branly. Paris, France.Painted wooden bedboards from Congo at Musée du quai Branly. Paris, France.
Ivory & wood staff & finial (19th C) by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Ivory & stone staff finial (19th C) by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Range of tribal masks (end 19thC - early 20thC) from Democratic Republic of Congo at Musée du quai Branly. Paris, France.Painted wooden bedboards (20thC) from Congo at Musée du quai Branly. Paris, France.
Carved Tabwa peoples helmet mask from Democratic Republic of Congo at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Carved Pende peoples helmet mask from Democratic Republic of Congo at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Pair of figure wood carvings from Yombe culture of Democratic Republic of Congo at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Female figure wood carving from Luba-Hemba culture of Democratic Republic of Congo at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.
Carved Tabwa peoples helmet mask from Democratic Republic of Congo at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Carved Pende peoples helmet mask from Democratic Republic of Congo at New Orleans Museum of Art. New Orleans, LA.Pair of figure wood carvings (early 20thC) from Yombe culture of Democratic Republic of Congo at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Female figure wood carving (prior 1905) from Luba-Hemba culture of Democratic Republic of Congo at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.
Wood stool supported by kneeling female figure by Luba culture of Democratic Republic of the Congo at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Kuba wooden helmet mask from Central Africa, Congo at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Congo beaded mask from Kuba culture at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Helmet mask by Kuba culture of Democratic Republic of the Congo at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Wood stool supported by kneeling female figure (19th-20th C) by Luba culture of Democratic Republic of the Congo at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Kuba wooden helmet mask (late 1800s) from Central Africa, Congo at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Congo beaded mask (c1900-10) from Kuba culture at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA.Helmet mask (mid-20th C) by Kuba culture of Democratic Republic of the Congo at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.
Art objects from Democratic Republic of the Congo at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Hemba-people warrior ancestor figure from Democratic Republic of the Congo at Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Cowry shell money & adornments from Congo at Museum of Natural History. New York, NY.Headdresses from Democratic Republic of Congo at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.
Art objects (19th-20th C) from Democratic Republic of the Congo at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Hemba-people warrior ancestor figure (19th C) from Democratic Republic of the Congo at Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Cowry shell money & adornments from Congo at Museum of Natural History. New York, NY.Headdresses (20thC) from Democratic Republic of Congo at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.
Chief's chair from Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.Collection of masks from Eastern Africa Nigerian & Congo regions at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA.

Chief's chair (early 20thC) from Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, TX.Collection of masks from Eastern Africa Nigerian & Congo regions at Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA.


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