Exhibitions: African Furniture and Household Objects

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
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    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
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    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
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    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
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    Luce Center for American Art

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    African Furniture and Household Objects

    • Dates: June 20, 1981 through September 7, 1981
    • Collections: Arts of Africa
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    • USEFUL ARTS OF AFRICA ON EXHIBITJuly 3, 1981 By SUZANNE SLESIN"The attraction that such Western artists as Picasso, Giacometti and Max Ernst have had to African art is both well documented and recognized. But a traveling exhibition called ''African Furniture & Household Objects,'' which has just opened at the Brooklyn Museum (through Sept. 7), focuses on another influential but less noticed aspect of African..." (New York Times Fee Required)
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