Sunday, February 1, 2015

RELIGIOUS ART | NEWS OF WEEK

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By Gregory Disney-Britton
Do your ancestors watch over you? Atsu Kpotufe's "Art & Soul" poster (above) was commissioned by the Arts Council of Indianapolis for a celebration honoring the African ancestors of the "African Diaspora". Such veneration of the dead is common to Christians, Buddhists, Muslims, and Hindus, but Africans also believe the dead possess the ability to influence the fortune of the living. This month, we celebrate the African Diaspora and that makes "Art & Soul" my NEWS OF WEEK.

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