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Docent Lecture: "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture", by Jill LeCrone

Richard H. Scheller collection
February 3, 2015 - 1:00pm2:00pm

This selection of sculptures from sub-Saharan Africa pays homage to the figure in African art. Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art.

February 3, 2015 - 1:00pm

Guest Lecture: "Algorithms and Mathematics Applied to the Reconstitution of Lost Traditions", by Frederic Cloth, Independent Researcher

Figure, 19th century. Kota Obamba, Gabon. Wood, copper alloy, bone, and dye. S-148, L14.48.51. Photograph by Robert A. Kato
January 31, 2015 - 2:30pm3:30pm

The lecture is presented in conjunction with the opening day celebration of Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture. The exhibition features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art.

January 31, 2015 - 2:30pm

Guest Lecture: "Identification of Tree Species through the Analysis of DNA Extracted from Wood", by Richard H. Scheller

Figure, 19th century. Kota Obamba, Gabon. Wood, copper alloy, bone, and dye. S-148, L14.48.51. Photograph by Robert A. Kato
January 31, 2015 - 1:00pm2:00pm

The lecture is presented in conjunction with the opening day celebration of Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture. The exhibition features 120 pieces from the collection of Richard H. Scheller, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art. 

January 31, 2015 - 1:00pm

Guest Lecture: "Chavín de Huántar: Integrating Art, Innovation, and Politics in the Early Andes", by Dr. John W. Rick

Photo of Dr. John W. Rick
December 13, 2014 - 10:00am11:00am
Friends of Ethnic Art presents: The 2014 Elizabeth and Lewis K. Land Memorial Lecture, featuring Dr. John W. Rick, Associate Professor, Stanford University.
 
Chavín de Huántar, the best-known site from the Formative Period (1800–1 BCE) in the Peruvian Andes, produced distinctive and enigmatic art works that incorporate many materials and that have been used by archaeologists to trace the apparent influence of Chavin styles throughout the region.

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