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African Art History With Carol Thompson


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, purchased with Fred and Rita Richman Special Initiatives Endowment Fund for African Art, 2011.159.  Photo by Mike Jensen, courtesy of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta
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, purchased with Fred and Rita Richman Special Initiatives Endowment Fund for African Art, 2011.159. Photo by Mike Jensen, courtesy of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Holly is joined in the studio by Carol Thompson, Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art at the High Museum of Art. Carol shares her incredible knowledge, stories from her personal life and the importance of studying Africa's rich art tradition.

Topics in this Podcast: art, art history, education, interviews, African history


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