They appeared with colonization, hence their name. Contrary to what is said according to some sources, they are not intended to ridicule the "white man". By appropriating the power of the colonist, presented with an accessory of european origin, they participate in the animist cult. The colonist continues to be born, in certain ethnic groups, and to appear according to the rites, customs and traditions of ancestral africa. To fall in love with these statuettes with fun looks and silhouettes.
You don't have to be passionate about the culture of african societies or to love traditional art. This is one of the specificfeatures of this expression of art colon. The touching and tender side, the laughter, awakens the fiber of the child that sleeps in each of us. Statuettes reflections, pivotal statuettes, they express a whole slice of history, and even for those who know a little to dream, a whole slice of the future. Statues colonists, werewere liking, the new african editions.The current colon, alain guillemain and yacoubakonate, the traditional arts of ivory coast. Colon art and tribal style, sale of 8/03/87, binoche and godeau. "Colons, " sale of october 25, 1987, binoche and godeau. Colon, das schwarze bild vom weissen mann, herausgegeben von jens jahn.
Non-colon statuary, baoulé, agni, lobi, senoufo, ewe, alain larem, antonio tocon. Tourist settler baoulé and the secular and cultural toy, alain larem. African art western eyes , suzan vogel. Dreams and reverie, philip l. Mami wata, arts for water spirits in africa and its diasporas.