BMA Voices: A Royal Man’s Mask (Mukenga) from the Kuba kingdom

Artist Unidentified. Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Royal Man’s Mask (Mukenga). 1970s. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of the Friends of the Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, and Amy Gould and Matthew Polk, Gibson Island, Maryland, BMA 2013.363

Artist Unidentified. Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Royal Man’s Mask (Mukenga). 1970s. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of the Friends of the Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, and Amy Gould and Matthew Polk, Gibson Island, Maryland, BMA 2013.363

Artist Unidentified. Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Royal Man’s Mask (Mukenga). 1970s. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of the Friends of the Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, and Amy Gould and Matthew Polk, Gibson Island, Maryland, BMA 2013.363

Artist Unidentified. Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Royal Man’s Mask (Mukenga). 1970s. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Gift of the Friends of the Arts of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, and Amy Gould and Matthew Polk, Gibson Island, Maryland, BMA 2013.363

Aden Weisel, Curatorial Assistant of Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia & the Pacific Islands, discusses a Royal Man’s Mask (Mukenga) from the Kuba kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo).

BMA Voices is an insider’s exploration of The Baltimore Museum of Art collection through the eyes of its curators, conservators, and registrars. Featuring a new object every day during the BMA’s 100 Day Celebration, the project will highlight some favorite, amusing, unusual, and obscure objects.

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