Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Curated by Christa Clarke, R. Tripp Evans, Ellen McBreen, Fanny Wonu Veys, with Vivien Greene. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, February 15–June 14, 2020. Photo Matteo De Fina © Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.

Peggy Guggenheim in the barchessa, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, with headdress (Ago Egungun), probably first half of 20th century, workshop of Oniyide Adugbologe (ca. 1875–1949; Yoruba artist), Abeokuta, Nigeria; Venice, late 1960s. Photo Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Gift, Cassa di Risparmio di Venezia, 2005.

Peggy Guggenheim in the living room, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Venice, early 1960s. Back wall, left to right: bark mask, unrecorded Cubeo artist, first half of the 20th century, Northern Amazon; funerary carving (malangan), unrecorded Mandara (or Tabar) artist, early 20th century, Northern New Ireland; Event #247, 1956, Edmondo Bacci; ancestor figure, unrecorded Sawos artist, Yamok Village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Photo Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche. Gift, Cassa di Risparmio di Venezia, 2005.

Peggy Guggenheim in the foyer of Palazzo Venier dei Leoni next to a D’mba headdress, probably first half of 20th century, unrecorded Baga artist, Guinea; Venice, 1960s. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Photo Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche. Gift, Cassa di Risparmio di Venezia, 2005.

Peggy Guggenheim in the dining room of Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Venice, late 1960s. Next to her, on the left, headdress (Ago Egungun), probably first half of 20th century, workshop of Oniyide Adugbologe (ca. 1875–1949; Yoruba artist), Abeokuta, Nigeria. Behind her, left to right: Abstract Speed + Sound (Velocità astratta + rumore) 1913-14, Giacomo Balla; The Regular, 1920, Louis Marcoussis; Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses, 1914-15, Umberto Boccioni; Woman with Animals (Madame Raymond Duchamp-Villon), 1914, Albert Gleizes; Cactus Man I, 1939, Julio González. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Photo Archivio Cameraphoto Epoche. Gift, Cassa di Risparmio di Venezia, 2005.

Peggy Guggenheim in the library, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Venice, 1975. On back bookcase, left to right: suspension hook, unrecorded Western Iatmul artist, early 20th century, Papua New Guinea; flute figure, unrecorded Chambri artist, late 19th – early 20th century, Papua New Guinea; male figure, unrecorded artist, early 20th century, Papua New Guinea. On back right-hand bookcase: female Ci Wara headdress, probably first half of 20th century, unrecorded Bamana artist, Segou region, Mali; male Ci Wara headdress, probably first half of 20th century, unrecorded Bamana artist, Segou region, Mali; male figure (pombia), probably mid-20th century, unrecorded Senufo artist, Cote d’Ivoire; seated male figure, probably first half of 20th century, unrecorded Dogon artist, N’duleri region, Mali. Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Photo Ray Wilson. Purchase, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, 2007.

Seated male figure, probably first half of 20th century. Unrecorded Dogon artist, N’duleri region, Mali. Wood and natural pigment, 68 x 20 x 20 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Male Ci Wara headdress, probably first half of 20th century. Unrecorded Bamana artist, Ségou region, Mali. Wood, 106 x 38 x10 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Two-faced helmet mask (wanyugo), probably mid-20th century. Unrecorded Senufo artist, Côte d’Ivoire. Wood, 44 x 71 x 33 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

D’mba headdress, probably first half of 20th century. Unrecorded Baga artist, Guinea. Wood and brass tacks, 142 x 40 x 75 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Mask (angbai or nyanbai), probably first half of 20th century. Unrecorded Toma or Loma artist, Guinea. Wood, iron nails, glass, metal, and resin, 88 x 39 x 15 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Headdress (Ago Egungun), probably first half of 20th century. Workshop of Oniyide Adugbologe (ca. 1875–1949; Yoruba artist), Abeokuta, Nigeria. Wood, natural pigment and coloring, 70 x 33 x 35 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Figure from a reliquary ensemble (mbulu ngulu), probably late 19th–early 20th century. Unrecorded Kota artist, Gabon. Wood, copper, and iron, 61 x 35 x 11 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Mask (mukinka), probably first half of 20th century. Unrecorded Salampasu artist, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wood, copper, plant fiber, Kaolin and natural pigment, 62 x 26 x 28 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Funerary carving (malangan maramarua), early 20th century. Unrecorded Mandara (or Tabar) artist, Tabar Island, Northern New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. Wood, natural pigment, and sea snail opercula, 170 x 22 x 22 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Ancestor figure, 1900–1960. Unrecorded Sawos artist, Yamok Village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Wood and natural pigment, 140 x 30 x 17 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Flute figure, late 19th – early 20th century. Unrecorded Chambri artist, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Wood, dog teeth, conus shell, plant fiber, and natural pigment, 49 x 8 x 6 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Ancestor figure (miamba maira), mid-20th century. Unrecorded Wosera artist, Southern Abelam, Bobmagum (or Bogmuken) village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Wood and natural pigment, 168 x 31 x 14 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Element of ceremonial house, mid-20th century. Unrecorded Abelam or Boiken artist, Maprik, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Wood and natural pigment, 142 x 112 x 37 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Female figure, 300 BCE–400 CE. Unrecorded Nayarit artist (Ixtlán del Río culture), ancient West Mexico. Slip-painted terracotta 42 x 24 x 13 cm. Photo © manusardi.it

Bark mask, first half of 20th century. Unrecorded Cubeo artist, Rio Uaupés region, Northern Amazon. Bark cloth, natural pigments, and palm thread, 140 x 55 x 35 cm. Photo © manusardi.it