Curated by Gigi Pezzoli together with Ezio Bassani, Ex Africa showcases value of African art, the historical and cultural context from which it originates, and tells stories of art, identity, power, sacredness, of meetings and dialogues. The show will contain exceptional loans from the most important museums and international collections, including the Vatican Museums with works by El Anatsui, Ernst Barlach, Paul Klee, Max Pechstein, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.
The largest ever archaeological exhibition of African art in Bologna
Then, the Flashes of Spirit, 2011, Aluminium and copper wire, Photo courtesy, the Vatican
Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna