Show Notes: African Art History with Carol Thompson

Tracy Wilson

Djenne Artist, Mali, Portrait of Sogolon, Mother of Sundiata, Founder of the Empire of Mali, 13th–16th century, terracotta, 9 1/2 x 5 x 5 inches. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, purchase with Fred and Rita Richman Special Initiatives Endowment Fund for African Art, 2011.159.  Photo by Mike Jensen
Djenne Artist, Mali, Portrait of Sogolon, Mother of Sundiata, Founder of the Empire of Mali, 13th–16th century, terracotta, 9 1/2 x 5 x 5 inches. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, purchase with Fred and Rita Richman Special Initiatives Endowment Fund for African Art, 2011.159. Photo by Mike Jensen

In today's interview, Holly talks to Carol Thompson, Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Carol talks about her background and what led her to work as a curator and to focus on African art.

The resources Carol recommended were the Art News Africa Instagram and the High Museum of Art Atlanta's African art collection.