Tribal Art Forum
Welcome to Tribal Art Forum, dedicated to tribal arts of the world, where collectors can share their enthusiasm for these beautiful, magical objects.
March 28, 2011
Michael Yates, an English folklorist, musician and author, is also a collector of African arts. He has prepared a wonderful essay touching on a number of items important to every collector, along with a bibliography that may be the best on-line resource of its type. His essay, entitled, Behind the Mask: African Art/Western Imagination, is a great read that I recommend enthusiastically.
We offer new essays periodically, all of which are archived. Whether you participate actively or as an observer, I hope you find things here that interest you. Anyone who would like to prepare a brief essay is invited to send it to Steve Price. I will set it up as a web page so it can be shared with fellow collectors.
There are three people involved in setting policy for this site. Please feel free to contact any of us if you have questions, comments or suggestions for improving it.
Tribal Art Forum is an outgrowth of the former Afro-Dit, which was devoted to tribal arts of Africa. The archived material that was on Afro-Dit has been transferred to this site, as were discussions active at the time of the transition.
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