Gallery Talks
Unidentified Baule artist, Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma), early 20th century. Wood and metal. Yale University Art Gallery, Purchased with a gift from Steven M. Kossak, B.A. 1972, and with the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

Gallery Talk, Idealized Portraiture in African Art: A Historical Perspective on the Paintings of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

James Green
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 12:30 pm

James Green, the Frances and Benjamin Benenson Foundation Assistant Curator of African Art, leads a tour in the African galleries that focuses on portraiture and ideals of beauty in African art. Green continues to address these themes across the street at the Yale Center for British Art in The Hilton Als Series: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, a focused exhibition of works by the London-based artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
Space is limited.

Open to: 
General Public