Currently installed at the MET, Reconfiguring an African Icon brings together in dynamic fashion two segments of the museum’s full collection – modern and Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. The exhibition brings together contemporary masks and works that prove an engagement with African masks as inspiration in the contemporary art scene. In conjunction with Reconfiguring an African Icon, Now at the MET has produced a fascinating feature on the behind-the-scenes of the exhibition. Read it here.

View works from the exhibit, which runs to August 21, 2011,  after the jump.

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