African Art – Where Archaism Meets Modernity

Paris | December 2016

Discover the strength and sensitivity of one of the most striking collections of African art in this contemporary take on archaic sculptures. The collection was assembled by Viviane Jutheau, Comtesse de Witt, the first female auctioneer in Paris. It charts the discovery of African art in the West at the beginning of the 20th century as well as the legendary exhibitions in Paris and New York. Viviane Jutheau, Comtesse de Witt Collection At the Heart of African Arts takes place at Sotheby’s in Paris on 14 December.

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