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Power Figures




The sculpture in the image above is located on the second floor of the Snite Museum. It is inspired by power figures from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WHITE RIT, 2013
Vanessa German
American, b. 1976
mixed media
Acquired with funds provided by the Humana Goundation Endownment for American Art
2015.078

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POWER FIGURE
Unrecorded Artist from Democratic Republic of Congo
Songye style, late-nineteenth—early-twentieth century
wood, pigment, animal horn, metal tacks, metal chain,
blue glass beads, cotton string, plant fiber, red clay
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Christensen
2016.049.007