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Re: [teacherartexchange] ancient clay figures question


From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 13:03:45 PDT


By any chance did you contact the institute to find out what culture
they were from? They may even have some resources for you.


marcia wrote:

> Hello all,
> I remember seeing an exhibit once (several years ago) at the Art
> Institute of Chicago that had these clay sculptures that depicted
> people in the community/tribe engaged in activities (such as dancing,
> playing games, holding children,). Each sculpture had many small
> people gathered together and they were quite moving. They were from
> an ancient culture, I believe from Africa. I have tried doing many
> online searches to find pictures of these, but I'm not having luck.
> <snip>

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