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About thirty figures are spread across the picture plane, with their limbs extended. Some are skeletons. Some are biting limbs and most of the figures are bleeding. Most of the figures are white, red, orange, or yellow, and a handful are dark blue. About thirty figures are spread across the picture plane, with their limbs extended. Some are skeletons. Some are biting limbs and most of the figures are bleeding. Most of the figures are white, red, orange, or yellow, and a handful are dark blue.

Malangatana:
Mozambique Modern

The Modern Series at the
Art Institute of Chicago

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Major funding for Malangatana: Mozambique Modern was provided by Sylvia Neil and Dan Fischel and the Alfred L. McDougal and Nancy Lauter McDougal Fund for Contemporary Art.

Additional support was contributed by the Society for Contemporary Art through the SCA Activation Fund and the Miriam U. Hoover Foundation.

Members of the Luminary Trust provide annual leadership support for the museum's operations, including exhibition development, conservation and collection care, and educational programming. The Luminary Trust includes an anonymous donor; Neil Bluhm and the Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation; Jay Franke and David Herro; Karen Gray-Krehbiel and John Krehbiel, Jr.; Kenneth C. Griffin; Caryn and King Harris, The Harris Family Foundation; Josef and Margot Lakonishok; Robert M. and Diane v.S. Levy; Ann and Samuel M. Mencoff; Sylvia Neil and Dan Fischel; Anne and Chris Reyes; Cari and Michael J. Sacks; and the Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation.

How to Cite

Hendrik Folkerts, Felicia Mings, and Constantine Petridis, eds. Malangatana: Mozambique Modern—The Modern Series at the Art Institute of Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago, 2021.

Citation URL: https://www.artic.edu/digital-publications/34/malangatana-mozambique-modern

DOI: https://doi.org/10.53269/9780865593138

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