Koret Auditorium

Docent Lecture: "Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture", by Edith Freeman

Efomba/Eyema byeri
March 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 brings together 120 pieces from a private collection, composed of classic and iconic sculptures as well as more unusual examples that challenge commonly held assumptions about African art.

March 3, 2015 - 1:00pm

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.

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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. 

This event is expired.

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