THE MASK AND THE SHIELD 

 

An artistic appreciation for the cultural arts of West Africa
Paintings by Carol Kucera incorporating authentic West African cultural artifacts, all of which are from ceremonial use and very old. Artifacts are permanently attached to the canvas.   Images are not to scale.                 
                                             
                                      
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Punu Mukudj  Acrylic on canvas, 
Punu mask, Gabon  assorted beads
28 X 28  $2800

Kpelie Senoufo  Acrylic on canvas  Kpelie,  N. Ivory Coast or S. Mali  10" X 36" $2500

Guro Spirit Guide, Acrylic on canvas
Guro horned animal mask, Ivory Coast
40"X 20" $2700

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Tikar Harvest Blessing  Acrylic on canvas
38" X 18" $2700 Tikar Mask Cameroon
Congolo nuts W. Africa

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Punu  Acrylic on canvas Punu mask,
Gabon  Cowrie shells  40"x18" $2800

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Guro  Acrylic on canvas 36" X 16" 
$2400  Guro Mask Ivory Coast
Congolo nuts W. Africa 
 

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Kuba Shield I  Acrylic on canvas 44" X 32" $4800
Kuba Shield D.R. Congo

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Kuba Shield II  Acrylic on canvas 44" X 32" $4800
Kuba Shield  D.R. Congo

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Fang Cultural Guardian Acrylic on canvas  16" X 18" $1500
Fang Mask Gabon

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Morning Sky Guardian   Acrylic on canvas
Kuba Shield  D.R. Congo 48" X 24" $4000


 

Congo  Acrylic on canvas  44" X 34"
$4900  Kuba Mask D.R. Congo
Iron snake Mali

Twilight Sky Guardian Acrylic on canvas
Kuba Shield D. R. Congo 46" X 22" $3700

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Night Sky Dancer Acrylic on canvas
46" X 26" $4200 Mask from Gabon
Brass snake  Ghana