Sunday, October 24, 2010

Sunday Safari - Folk Singers

Il gallo colored woodprint, 18th century Italy

Animalarium's First Fall Folk Festival takes flight
with an international feathered extravaganza
of melodious, magical, sometimes mythical birds 

Double Eagle by David Kulp, 1815, at the American Folk Art Museum, 
thanks to Ana Montiel

 Pintades (Guinea fowl) by Pilipili Mulongoyartist of the Lubumbashi painting school in Congo

 Brass rooster for memorial altar from Benin. This artwork, like the painting above,  
was featured at the National Museum of African Art's exhibition Artful Animals.
Chinese papercut, thanks to eugevon

Evgenii Pavlovich Ivanov, The russian folk print, 1937

Peacock  by Ukrainian painter Maria Primachenko1936 

Illustration from a 1965 book by Tatiana Mavrina on polny_shkaf's livejournal,
found thanks to Kickcan & Conkers

  Tree of life by Mithila artists Satya Narayan Lal Karn and Moti Karn
thanks to Indian by Design

Bird's Flight, Gond Painting at Ganges India 

Two Diving Ducks by Aboriginal artist Manuel Pamkal

Nuu chaa nulth (Nootka) Thunderbird house screen,late 19th century

Thunderbird Drum by Alaskan artist Michael Dangeli 

Birds Huichol yarn painting from ¡VIVA MÉXICO! at Mingei International Museum


  1. Such a stunning collection. Thank you.

  2. Love the art that you have brought together here - and the Mithila & Gond beautiful.



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