Re-Presenting African Art:
One Continent / Many Worlds: Reinstallation of the African Gallery

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Krannert Art Museum African Gallery, installation view, 2004.
Krannert Art Museum African Gallery, installation view, 2004.

Exhibition

On view
Sep 17, 2004
Main Level, African Gallery

Art History professor Dana Rush and her seminar students in "African Art in the Museum: Problems of Presentation and Representation," co-curated a reinstallation of the African Gallery in a manner consistent with Africa's antiquity and its varied global interactions.

Themes in this reinstallation explored Africa's many religious systems and associated arts including early Christian and Islamic heritages, the transatlantic migration of African arts and culture, and modern and contemporary African art. 

 

Select exhibition programming

October 10, 2011
1 pm: Second Sunday Gallery Tour
Guided tour of the exhibition by Dana Rush, professor of African Art History

 

Guest curator: Dana Rush, professor of Art History

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Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, installation at Krannert Art Museum, 2017.
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Allan deSouza, Through the Black Country..., installation at Krannert Art Museum, 2018. © Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
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Wynn Bullock, Shore Line, 1966. Gelatin silver print. Museum purchase 1967-14-2. © Wynn Bullock
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