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Signes du corps chez les anciens Égyptiens

Author:
Yoyotte, Jean  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Egypt
Date:
2004
Topic:
Tattoos  Search this
Body marking  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Call number:
N7570 .S64 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782724

The will to adorn : African American diversity, style, and identity / by Diana Baird N'Diaye

Title:
African American diversity, style, and identity
Author:
N'Diaye, Diana Baird  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2013
Topic:
African Americans--Clothing  Search this
African American body arts  Search this
Call number:
GR105 .F418
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1014493

The Erbore : in the land of salt / Paolo Novaresio, Gianni Giansanti

Author:
Novaresio, Paolo 1954-  Search this
Giansanti, Gianni  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2004
Topic:
Jewelry  Search this
Arbore body arts  Search this
Call number:
DT380 .G53 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782747

Berni Searle

Author:
Searle, Berni  Search this
Bester, Rory  Search this
Subject:
Searle, Berni  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Africa
Date:
2003
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Body art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N7396.S43 A4 2003b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794342

West and South of the Niger River / Dani Lyndersay

Author:
Lyndersay, Dani  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
2011
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Igala (African people)--Clothing  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Edo-speaking peoples--Clothing  Search this
Ebira (African people)--Clothing  Search this
Headgear  Search this
Call number:
NK8889.6.N5 L95 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1014468

Body art : marks of identity, American Museum of Natural History, New York, November 20, 1999-May 29, 2000

Author:
Kreamer, Christine Mullen  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2001
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, African  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A285
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_664866

Art of Rājasthān : henna and floor decorations / Jogendra Saksena ; foreword by V.S. Agrawala

Author:
Saksena, Jogendra 1920-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 241 p., leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Rajasthan
Rajasthan (India)
Date:
1979
Topic:
Floors  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Body marking  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
745.5 .S15
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_859098

In the flesh : the cultural politics of body modification / Victoria L. Pitts

Author:
Pitts-Taylor, Victoria  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 239 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
Topic:
Body marking  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Body piercing  Search this
Tattooing  Search this
Human body--Social aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774994

Vie sensitive / par le Docteure Victor Jacques et le Capitaine E. Storms

Author:
Jacques, Victor 1853-1925  Search this
Storms, Émile Pierre Joseph 1846-1918  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanganyika, Lake, Region
Date:
1886
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Hairstyles  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dance  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Call number:
GN658 .J2 1886
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_999893

Materials in Kaoko and Caprivi : [Namibian bodily appearance and handmade objects]

Author:
Huhtamaa, Inkeri  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Namibia
Kaokoland
Caprivi
Date:
2010
Topic:
Material culture  Search this
Himba crafts  Search this
Himba (African people)--Implements  Search this
Himba body arts  Search this
Himba hairstyles  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Subiya (African people)--Material culture  Search this
Call number:
DT1552 .H84 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_999854

The naked nude / Frances Borzello

Author:
Borzello, Frances  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2012
Topic:
Nude in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020106

Desire by design : body, territories and new technologies / edited by Cutting Edge, the women's research group

Author:
Cutting Edge (Group)  Search this
Physical description:
256 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1999
Topic:
Human body  Search this
Sex role  Search this
Technology and civilization  Search this
Art and technology  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
BD450 .D47 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_594821

Notes on the Lango / by A. Tarantino

Author:
Tarantino, A  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Uganda
Date:
1949
Topic:
Lango (African people)--Migrations  Search this
Lango (African people)--Agriculture  Search this
Lango (African people)--Dwellings  Search this
Ethnic groups  Search this
Ethnohistory  Search this
Lango body arts  Search this
Call number:
DT434.U2 U3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1115320

Infrared Reveals Egyptian Mummies' Hidden Tattoos

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:28:06 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_bb448d010831fd00e35c74cb1611d545

Mirage

Title:
Ana Mendieta
Artist:
Ana Mendieta, 18 Nov 1948 - 08 Sep 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Ana Mendieta, 18 Nov 1948 - 08 Sep 1985  Search this
Medium:
Original format super 8mm Single-channel (silent) digital remastering of color super 8mm Transfer to H.264/.mov file, color, silent
Dimensions:
Duration: 3 min 58 sec
Aspect ratio: 16:8 (pillar box)
Size: 1.04924 GB
Type:
Time-Based Media
Place:
United States\Iowa
Date:
Oct 1974
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant  Search this
Home Furnishings\Mirror  Search this
Nature & Environment\Feather  Search this
Ana Mendieta: Female  Search this
Ana Mendieta: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Ana Mendieta: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Ana Mendieta: Guggenheim Award  Search this
Ana Mendieta: Visual Arts\Artist\Video artist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquisition made possible through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Object number:
NPG.2016.101
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.101

Body Art: Marks of Identity, exhibition review, American Museum of Natural History

Author:
Kreamer, Christine Mullen  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2000
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89646

Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
6567 slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
Container:
Item EEPA.2005-002
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Nigerians  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Fulani  Search this
Nuba  Search this
Igbo (African people)  Search this
Turkana  Search this
Pokot  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Documents
Color slides
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Lagos (Nigeria)
Date:
1961-circa 2005
Summary:
The collection consists of 6,567 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2005. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.
Scope and Contents note:
This 6,567 slide collection documents Houlberg's studies in Southwestern Nigeria spanning from 1961 to circa 2005. The collection primarily includes photos of people, including the Ogboni, Pokot, Yoruba, Turkana and Igbo, shrines, festivals and rituals, art objects, and artists. A particular strength of the collection are photos of Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg mostly photographed in Ilishan, Ikenne, Ilara, Shagamu, Lagos, Ijebu-Ode, and Egbe.

Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art, wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Several Yoruba art forms, including photography, scarification tattoos, and textiles (both cloth and dress), are represented in the collection. Additionally, there are numerous slides of Yoruba hairstyles, many of which she published in her article, Social Hair: Tradition and Change in Yoruba Hairstyles in Southwestern Nigeria.

Yoruba ritual specialists, such as Ife-olu Solaru, Olufunke, and Yesufu Ejigboye, appear frequently throughout the collection. Houlberg documented her many stays with these individuals over the years.

There is also one binder of manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles.
Arrangement note:
The collection is organized into 29 series according to subject. The series descriptions correspond with particular subjects used in Houlberg's teaching and lectures. All slides were kept in the order in which they were donated.

Series 1: African Hairstyles, circa 1973-1994 (Binder 1; 212 slides)

Series 2: Egungun Festival, 1961-circa 1988 (Binder 1; 362 slides)

Series 3: Gelede, circa 1969-circa 1989 (Binder 2; 301 slides)

Series 4: Ibeji Twins, circa 1969-circa 1990 (Binders 2-3; 854 slides)

Series 5: Ogboni Art Objects and Shrines, circa 1969-circa 1982 (Binder 4; 92 slides)

Series 6: Art Objects Depicting Ogun, circa 1969-circa 1983 (Binder 4; 56 slides)

Series 7: Olojufoforo Art and Festivities, circa 1968-circa 1975 (Binder 4; 21 slides)

Series 8: Yoruba People, Architecture, and Art, circa 1969-circa 1985 (Binder 4; 260 slides)

Series 9: Carving, Art Objects and Artists, and Scenes of Daily Life, circa 1973-circa 1988 (Binder 4; 201 slides)

Series 10: Yoruba Art, circa 1971-circa 1983 (Binder 5; 49 slides)

Series 11: Yoruba Textiles, circa 1973-circa 1983 (Binder 5; 84 slides)

Series 12: Yoruba, Miscellaneous, circa 1967-circa 1989 (Binder 5; 251 slides)

Series 13: African Art, Textiles People, and Dwellings, circa 1963-circa 1983 (Binder 6; 58 slides)

Series 14: Ibo Mbari and Igbo Peoples and Artwork, circa 1967-circa 1985 (Binder 6; 212 slides)

Series 15: Art and Ceremonies, circa 1967-circa 1991 (Binder 6; 493 slides)

Series 16: Body Arts, Nuba People (Sudan) and Fulani and Bororo People (Niger), circa 1973-circa 1979 (Binder 7; 64 slides)

Series 17: People, Scenic Views and Animals of Kenya, Sudan, Angola, and Ghana, circa 1972-circa 1985 (Binder 7; 168 slides)

Series 18: Peoples and Arts of Ghana, Mali, and the Ivory Coast, circa 1966-circa 1992 (Binder 7; 406 slides)

Series 19: Published Maps and Photos, circa 1968-circa 1985 (Binder 8; 70 slides)

Series 20: Nigerian Masks and Art Objects, circa 1967-circa 1978 (Binder 8; 396 slides)

Series 21: Yoruba Festivals, People, and Art in Nigeria, circa 1967-circa 1988 (Binders 8-9; 128 slides)

Series 22: Yoruba Photography and Textiles, circa 1975-circa 1983 (Binder 9; 54 slides)

Series 23: Ife-Olu, Ilishan, circa 1980-circa 1988 (Binder 9; 87 slides)

Series 24: Yoruba Festivals, People, Hairstyles, Ibeji Objects, Eshu Figures, and Oya and Orishala Priests, Priestesses, and Shrines, circa 1966-circa 1988 (Binder 9; 168 slides)

Series 25: Shango, circa 1970-circa 1983 (Binder 10, 162 slides)

Series 26: Ara Festival, 1975 (Binder 10; 174 slides)

Series 27: Ceremonies and Festivals, Portraits, Art and Ceremonial Objects, Domestic and Market Scenes, circa 1969-circa 2005 (Binders 10-11; 759 slides)

Series 28: Yoruba Art Objects, and Domestic, Work, and Festival Scenes, circa 1971-circa 1983 (Binder 11; 104 slides)

Series 29: Manuscript and Printed Materials, 1973-circa 2005 (Binder 12)
Biographical/Historical note:
Artist, anthropologist, and art historian Dr. Marilyn Hammersley Houlberg was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1939. Houlberg received an Associate of Arts degree from Wright Junior College (1959) and a BFA from the University of Chicago (1963). After graduating, she traveled to North Africa and explored Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. In 1964, Houlberg researched Haitian art, religion, and indigenous photography in Haiti and in 1965 was awarded a scholarship for graduate study from the University of Chicago. There she completed her MAT in Art History in 1967. Following graduation, Houlberg worked at the Nigerian Museum in Lagos, where she documented Yoruba sculpture, masquerades, religion, body art, and indigenous photography.

She began her teaching career at the University of Chicago as a lecturer on African art and African civilization, working there from 1971 to 1973. At the University of London, Houlberg earned a Masters in Anthropology, producing the thesis Yoruba Twin Sculpture and Ritual (1973). She also extensively photographed her travels abroad in Yorubaland. Between 1974 and 1990, Houlberg taught at the University of Chicago, Columbia College, Kalamazoo College, and Northwestern University. From 1974 to 2008 she continued teaching at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, lecturing on Yoruba art and ritual in West Africa and the New World, and the art and ritual of Vodou in Haiti.

Houlberg has lectured worldwide at numerous museums and symposiums since 1972, including in Lagos, Nigeria; Jacmel, Haiti; Toronto, Canada; Salvador, Bahia, Brazil; and Cologne, Germany. Her essays have been published in several issues of African Arts. Some of Houlberg's significant publications include Arts of the Water Spirits of Haitian Vodou, in Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa and the Diaspora (2008) and Water Spirits of Haitian Vodou: Lasiren, Queen of Mermaids, in Mami-Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and the African-Atlantic World (2008). The exhibition Mami-Wata at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (2009) featured her photographs.
Provenance:
Marilyn Houlberg, 733 West 18th St., Chicago, IL 60616, Donation, 20050320, 2005-0002
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Shrines  Search this
Masks  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Weavers  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Ethnology -- Nigeria  Search this
Gelede (Yoruba rite)  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Artists  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Ere ibeji  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Photographic prints
Photographs
Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2005-002

Body Arts, Especially Tattoos, and Artwork

Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Container:
Binder 6, Item 3566-3597
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1971-circa 1991
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 15: Art and Ceremonies
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref278

Nuba People with Painted Body Decorations, Sudan

Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Container:
Binder 7, Item 3751-3779
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1973-circa 1979
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 16: Body Arts, Nuba People (Sudan) and Fulani and Bororo People (Niger)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref311

Fulani and Bororo People Wearing Adornments, Niger

Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Container:
Binder 7, Item 3780-3814
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1973-circa 1979
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 16: Body Arts, Nuba People (Sudan) and Fulani and Bororo People (Niger)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref313

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