Anonymous

Dan, Guinea

Two-faced Standing Female Figure

20th century

Wood

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard B. Greene

1971.51

Duality can be seen in many aspects of African art: clarity of vision/secrecy, court/people, elders/ youths, sky/earth, mother/child, and the ubiquitous twins. In Africa all must be evenly balanced so that the community may survive.

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