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Yaëlle Biro is the associate curator in the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.
Yaëlle Biro, Associate Curator, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
A group of fifteen iron and copper alloy miniature sculptures and ornaments has recently been installed in a wall case in gallery 350 dedicated to Dogon art from Mali. Combining three ornaments from the Met's own holdings with works selected from a private collection, this is the largest group of such Dogon miniatures ever featured at the Museum.
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
At the entrance to the Michael C. Rockefeller Wing, in the gallery devoted to Ethiopian art (Gallery 351), an installation combines historical works from the Museum's collection with a series of related creations by a contemporary artist on loan from a private collection.
Posted: Thursday, July 7, 2011
The current exhibition Reconfiguring an African Icon: Odes to the Mask by Modern and Contemporary Artists from Three Continents reflects the dynamic intersection of two areas of the Museum's permanent collections—it is presented in the spacious passageway between the galleries of modern art and those dedicated to the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.
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