The Art Elevator Episode #8 - Tanzy Ward on "African Presence in European Art"Mar 31, 2021
Tanzy Ward is the author of Hidden Legacies: African Presence in European Antiques, an antique dealer, and an appraiser. She is also the founder of Zanathia Jewelry, which specializes in preserving rare antique and vintage accessories from eras gone by.
Tanzy is a PACC certified appraiser and graduate of the Asheford Institute of Antiques. In addition, she is a proud member of the Asheford Associate Membership Program & The American Society of Jewelry Historians.
Zanathia Jewelry emphasizes preserving pieces of history and the cherished memories that are connected with it. Tanzy’s way of preserving history includes hand sourcing, researching, and providing unique jewelry that past generations wore with gentle love.
Tanzy is a contributing writer to Worthwhile Magazine™ and has appeared as a guest expert on many shows including Behind the Gavel with Jason Roske, Trash or Treasure with Monika Schiavo, and the Perpetual Blackness podcast.
In today’s episode, you’ll learn about:
- The “hidden legacy” of the abundant yet not widely known presence of Africans and individuals of African descent in European art
- How the absence of these depictions of individuals of African descent in traditional education has damaged our collective understanding of our shared heritage
- Recommendations for how listeners can continue to expand their knowledge about African presence in European art
And much more!
Actionable Checklist coming soon!
Learn More About Tanzy:
Connect with Tanzy on Instagram
Today's episode is sponsored by: