The Saint Louis Art Museum this summer presents Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa, a rare selection of one of the most popular and best studied forms of African art from the West African countries of Côte d’Ivoire, Mali and Burkina Faso. The ticketed exhibition will be on view from June 28 through Sept. 27. Organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art, the exhibition is the first presentation of art labeled as Senufo in the United States in the last 50 years and includes more than 170 works borrowed from nearly 60 public and private collections in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. Senufo is the first African art exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum in more than 15 years. After its presentation here, the exhibition will be on view at the Musée Fabre in Montpellier, France. Senufo offers an expanded view of the region’s dynamic arts and questions the application, since the late 1880s, of the term Senufo to peoples,

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