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Standing Male Figure (Ere Ibeji)
art_type: Wood, beads, metal, pigment
artist: Yoruba
title: Standing Male Figure (Ere Ibeji)
from_api: brooklyn
source: Brooklyn Museum
image_url: http://cdn2.brooklynmuseum.org/images/opencollection/objects/size4/78.118.1_78.118.2_bw.jpg
date: late 19th or early 20th century
external_url: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/104389/Standing_Male_Figure_Ere_Ibeji
Red Escape II
art_type: Cotton strip cloth, paint, sand, wood, metal
description: A sculptural work, composed of strips of locally woven cotton cloth sewn together into a canvas, painted a rich red tone, with sand added to paint for textural depth. Six schematic shapes, of a rectangle with a triangle cut from one end, have been cut from cotton fabric and added in a row in the top of the canvas, painted yellow (a seventh shape is attached to the wood framing the work). A sculptural projection punctures the canvas at mid-level (attached to a wood cross-bar concealed in back), composed of cotton fabric and found wood, both painted yellow with sand texturing. The entire work is framed by pieces of found, weathered wood that have been assembled around the contour of the work. Condition: good.
artist: Viyé Diba
museum:
title: Red Escape II
from_api: brooklyn
source: Brooklyn Museum
image_url: http://cdn2.brooklynmuseum.org/images/opencollection/objects/size4/CUR.2011.30_Contemporary_African_Art_Gallery_photo.jpg
date: 1999
external_url: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/198842/Red_Escape_II

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