Follow the links below to explore interactive resources that highlight one object from the Pitt Rivers’ collection and the creative connections between museum collections and contemporary art.
Benin Brass of the Oba
The art of Benin was a royal art made to glorify the king, or Oba. Find out about a Benin brass from West Africa and links to contemorary African and British artists.
The Haida Great Box
The Haida come from Canada’s Northwest coast. Their art is based on line and form, characterised by balance, unity, symmetry and tension within the design. Find out about the Haida Great Box and links to contemporary Haida and British artists.