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Metalworking in West Africa

African metal artists, blacksmiths, and iron casters have historically not been considered true artists. This catalogue is the result of a collaboration between collector Christine Waelbroeck van Gaver and author Peter de Groote and aims to re-establish the overlooked artistic merit of the metal arts from West Africa. Les mer
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African metal artists, blacksmiths, and iron casters have historically not been considered true artists. This catalogue is the result of a collaboration between collector Christine Waelbroeck van Gaver and author Peter de Groote and aims to re-establish the overlooked artistic merit of the metal arts from West Africa. It includes images of 264 objects made of copper, iron, and tin, many of which are extremely rare.

Text in English and French.

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Peter de Groote studied law, political science, and cultural anthropology. He worked as an art dealer in several African countries, and is considered an expert in non-European art. For 27 years he was chairman of the board of the Friends of the Royal Museum of Central Africa, which is located near Brussels in Belgium.