Presentation on theme: "What is a Griot ? Storyteller Tribal Historian Genealogist Musician (Troubadour)"— Presentation transcript:
What is a Griot ? Storyteller Tribal Historian Genealogist Musician (Troubadour)
Images of the Traditional African Griot
The Modern African Griot
1.Identify several pieces of art that reflect traditional African animistic religious beliefs. 2.Identify two different pieces of artwork that illustrate major characteristics of traditional African art. 3.What is the purpose/function of #30? 4.What is your favorite piece of artwork and why?
Amedeo Modigliani Head 1910-1913
Fang Mask (Gabon)
Amedeo Modigliani Portrait of Manuel Humbert 1916