from within the dark and mysterious continent of Africa - come dazzling
colors and primitive imagery expressed in woven basketry, musical instruments,
exotic woods and skins, animal forms skillfully carved from ivory, jewelry,
colorful textiles, clothing and unique furniture, plus photographic
images of African bazaars and natives depicted in oil, watercolor and
all adds up to an exotic array of human endeavor, portrayed brilliantly
in an exhibit of African Art from private collections assembled by Loveland,
Colorado's Museum and Gallery.
the contributors were Loveland residents, Steve and Pat Farnham, who
collected art, during their stay as Peace Corp volunteers in Ethiopia
between 1962 and 1964. Jerry and Iva Zajicek, Jim Raughton and Daniel
Berhanemeskel also contributed art to the exhibit.
Magazine Online's thanks to museum, curator, Janice Currier and the
Loveland Museum/ Gallery for allowing us to photograph the collection
and place it online.
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