Africa | "An innovative group of artists working in the town of Oshogbo during the 1960's and '70's created a contemporary expression of Yoruba folk art that came to be known as the 'Oshogbo Art'. Kikelomo is the daughter of brass caster Jinadu Oladepo who was also identified with the Oshogbo movement. Kikelomo used traditional adire indigo dye and design methods and introduced narrative elements and a new drawing style to her work.

Kikelomo is the daughter of brass caster Jinadu Oladepo who was also identified with the Oshogbo movement. Kikelomo used traditional adire indigo dye and design methods and introduced narrative elements and a new drawing style to her work.

Mendi girl, Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea - Mendi girl, Tente village, Southern Highlands. Image from the publication Man As Art: New Guinea.

Okinawa, Japan

Ryuku Mura Dancers - ID: 4003496 © Nichole Gonzalez

Inspiration - ethnic echoes

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Africa | Leqani, a 18 month old Xhosa child. Transkei, South Africa. ca. 1960 | ©Lister Haig Hunter

Leqani, a 18 month old Xhosa child, Transkei, South Africa, photograph by Lister Haig Hunter.

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