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The Holiday Artisan Fair at the de Young offers a unique variety of gifts for everyone on your list. Now in its eighth year, the season’s best shopping event features 17 of the Bay Area’s top artisans displaying their unique...
Elhadji Koumama is nearly seven feet tall and draped in traditional Tuareg robes
At nearly seven feet tall, draped in his traditional Tuareg robe of indigo, Elhadji Koumama stands as a monument to generations of Koumama craftsmen and their history.Saharan nomads until the 1970s when they settled in Niger...
Throughout art history, scholars have devised a special vocabulary to talk about art. These terms are very useful, but they are not always self-explanatory. Enter into the art historical word gallery, where we provide some...