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Nike Davies-Okundaye is a Nigerian artist internationally known for her work with indigo.

African Canvas, a series of images that portray a unique tradition of Africa, a celebration of an indigenous rural culture in which the women are the artists and the home her canvas. Image by Margaret Courtney-Clarke.

Africa | Textile seller in the village of Bamako, Mali | ©Michel Renaudeau

Africa | Young Tuareg near Agadez, Niger | © Jacques Derosier

Africa | Oyenike Monica Okundaye (Nike) is the CEO of the Nike Center for Arts and Culture, Osogbo. Established in 1983 by Nike, solely from her earnings as an artist and without governmental assistance, the center has so far trained over 3000 Nigerians and many African countries now send their students to study textile art at the center | ©Nike Centre for Art and Culture

So beautiful | Ndebele woman standing in front of a traditionally painted Ndebele home. South Africa

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Wrapped in Africa - Architecture Digest Photo Shoot

Dans le cadre du premier mois des cultures d'Afrique, Arty-Buzz organise une visite guidée de l'exposition Seydou Keïta au Grand Palais le samedi 7 mai 2016 à Tarifs promotionnels: Adulte : ans : Réservation obligatoire: www.arty-buzz.fr Plus

Unknown Artist (Senegal). Portrait of a Woman, ca. 1910. Gelatin silver print from glass negative, 1975; 6 x 4 in. (16.5 x 11.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Susan Mullin Vogel, 2015

Africa | "An innovative group of artists working in the town of Oshogbo during the 1960's and '70's created a contemporary expression of Yoruba folk art that came to be known as the 'Oshogbo Art'. Kikelomo is the daughter of brass caster Jinadu Oladepo who was also identified with the Oshogbo movement. Kikelomo used traditional adire indigo dye and design methods and introduced narrative elements and a new drawing style to her work.