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Reviewed December 7, The Makonde traditionally carve household objects, figures and masks. See what travelers are saying: Click here to download a PDF file, size kb. Zoom in to see updated info.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Nevertheless, both sculptors and painters of significant artistic quality operate within this compromised tradition, arts in revolutionary Mozambique in the s and the s Makonde sculpture especially was taken seriously, as the articles from Tempo and Domingo presented below under MHN Resources clearly show.

Makonde are also part of the important contemporary artists of Africa today.

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Click here for a PDF file [requires subscription]. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. Dealing with the devil: Jon B Nampula, Mozambique. Travelers who viewed Mozambique National Ethnographic Museum also viewed. Examples of such masks are provided in the second row of pictures below. African art Tanzanian culture Mozambican culture.

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Domingo [Maputo] 2 September Muller,pages 31 et seq. West and Stacy Sharpes. Click here to download a PDF file, size 2.

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Wikimedia Commons has zrte related to Makonde art. Click here to download a PDF file, size 3. Retrieved from ” https: After the s, the Portuguese colonizers and other missionaries arrived at the Makonde plateau. These masks are painstakingly carved from a single block of light wood usually ‘sumaumeira brava’ and may represent spirits ‘shetani’ancestors, or living characters real or idealized. Reviewed September 1, Ranked 2 of 4 things to do in Nampula. The most internationally acknowledged such artist was George Lilanga.


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This page was first posted on Friday 4 May This first contact with the Western culture can be considered to be the first introduction of the classical European style into the traditional Makonde style.

Grand Plaza Hotel Nampula. Detail of a carving of a shetania common theme in Makonde art. The dancer wears them so that he sees through the mask’s mouth and the mask faces straight when he bends forward. Since the s years the socalled Modern Makonde Art has been developed. An abstract carving by George Lugwani in mpingo.

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Own or manage this property? Reviewed September 29, An essential step was the turning to abstract figures, mostly spirits, Shetanithat play a special role. Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

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