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Interview with Logan Gaisford of Hemingway African Gallery

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Olga Papkovitch of PopImpressKA Journal recently interviewed Logan Gaisford of Hemingway African Gallery.

Watch the video to learn more about to learn more about her and Brian – and the amazing art they carry, including Fish Puppets

Fish Puppet - from Hemingway African Gallery

The Bozo people are a fishing tribe on the Niger River. These puppets are used in processions celebrating the river. They are puppets because the fins can move creating a clicking sound. The puppets are therefore also used as rhythmic instruments. Wood, paint, Mali.

Panels from Ethopia

Ethiopian Painted Panels - at Hemingway African Gallery at the Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Painted Panels, Ethiopia

Stools

King Stool Ethiopian Painted Panels - at Hemingway African Gallery at the Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

King Stool, Cameroon

 

Masks

Kuba Beaded Helmet Mask with Slippers - at Hemingway African Gallery at the Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Kuba Beaded Helmet Mask with Slippers. From the Cleynhens/DuBois Collection. Wood, beads, hair, collected 1950-62.

Dancing Shields

Fumban Shield - at Hemingway African Gallery at the Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Fumban Shield. Carved wood and white clay, Cameroon.

And Shona Sculptures

Giraffe Family Shona Sculpture - at Hemingway African Gallery at the Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Giraffe Family Shona Sculpture. Green opal stone, Zimbabwe.

PopimpressKa’s interview:

Find Hemingway African Gallery in Galleries #60 and #96.

Or contact them at 212.838.3650 or hemingwaygallery@gmail.com .

The Manhattan Art and Antique Center is located at 1050 2nd Avenue (at 56th Street) and we’re open to the public daily from 10:30AM to 6PM and Sunday noon – 6PM.

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