Content and Context in African Art
DeBoest Lecture Hall
A work of African art can rarely be interpreted in a simple way. More often than not, African art is characterized by a multiplicity of meanings that exist concurrently in one single work. Join Dr. Constantine Petridis, IMA Mellon Global Curator and Cleveland Museum of Art Curator of African Art, as he illuminates the importance of the contextual setting when interpreting the meaning of African art.