Our Books, Shows and Exhibits
A book about private collections was just published in Russia with a chapter on the Raskin collection.
The paintings at the show were by contemporary African American artists,
and the sculptures and masks were tribal African from our collection
To see all the items exhibited at this show, type African-American in the search window at the top right of this page
Fertile, Frightful, Divine!
African Tribal Art from the Raskin Collection
June 24 - July 22, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday June 24, ~ 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture: Friday, July 8, 6:30 PM
de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands Bjarne Melgaard/Rod Bianco "Super Normal" June 19 - Sept 5, 2010
Bronze leopards from our collection made a big splash as a part of a solo project by the Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard/Rod Bianco "Super Normal" in Amsterdam.http://www.deappel.nl/exhibitions/e/696/
African Art Exhibit
Art Gallery, Utica College, Utica NY
AFRICAN Masquerade & The Collector's Dilemma September 6 – 25, 2010
A Pende Mask purchased from our website was featured with masks from the collection of William H, Gotwald, PhD.
Cameo Apearance in a Documentaty
Gateways to Faerie released in September 2010
Five masks from our Museum site www.zyama.com made a delightful cameo appearance in a new documentary film "Gateways to Faerie." You may be familiar with creations of John Curtis Crawford, the artist whose faerie houses are the subject of this film. Throughout his artistic career, John created, built and manipulated various creatures, dinosaurs, and aliens, as well as fanciful characters for Jim Henson's Muppets. His work has won numerous awards including one from the Cannes Film Festival for Special Effects.