Lecture on African Art: WEALTH-POWER-SOCIETY


Location: Snite Museum of Art, Annenberg Auditorium

Arthur P. Bourgeois; professor of art history; Governors State University; University Park, Illinois

Bourgeois will talk about the new special exhibition, WEALTH-POWER-SOCIETY: African Art from the Owen D. Mort, Jr. Collection, which features 19th and 20th century objects from traditional African groups. Included in the display are royal costumes, beadwork, iron and brass weapons, masks, and other objects.

A reception will follow the lecture.

This event is cosponsored by the Snite Museum of Art, the Kellogg Institute’s Africa Working Group, and the Department of Africana Studies.