Afro-textured Art: Fros and Curls in Art History

This blog offers a historically artistic touch to sharing an appreciation for Afro-textured (aka natural hair) and curly hair and how these textures remained stylish and visible over thousands of years.

Funerary Statue. Egypt, 2106-1963 BC

The Great Triptych. Ethiopia, c. 1700

A sketch of Pōmare I. France,1834

Kali as the Supreme Deity. India,1800

Woman wearing an Orbis Comarum hairstyle. Rome, 69-96 AD

Anthropoid sarcophagus of a man. Turkey, 470-460 BC

A Dancer. Egypt, 1292-1186 BC

Stela of Abneb. Egypt, 2600 BC

A grape farmer. Egypt, 15th Century

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