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Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens

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Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens

Look Closer

Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens

Dates

October 30, 2010 – January 23, 2011

The Museum of Anthropology is pleased to present Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens, a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the pivotal role of photography in changing the perception of African objects from artifacts to fine art.

Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens was curated by Wendy Grossman, Ph.D. and organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC. The exhibition was funded in part by grants from the Terra Foundation for American Art, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Dedalus Foundation. Media sponsor The Georgia Straight. Opening reception sponsored by Consulat General de France a Vancouver.

Curator: Wendy Grossman.

 

Image credits L-R: Noire et blanche. Man Ray Bangwa. Man Ray Aquaba.