*The exhibition "IYARE! Splendor and Tension in Benin's Palace Theatre
" curated by Kathy Curnow opens at the University Museum in Philadelphia this Saturday, November 8. "This exhibit concentrates on the dramatic moments, past and present, that make up court life, and how objects serve the heightened environment palace ceremonies create." The opening coincides with the Educator's Workshop "Ghana Turns 50
" earlier in the day.
*The on-line catalogue for the upcoming Zemanek-Munster auction, which features 439 African works (Lots 73-511) -- including a selection of 32 (Lots 73-104) works from the collection of the late Dr. Roland Hartmann -- is now available:http://www.tribal-art-auktion.de/en/catalogue162/ob_default/ipp5/73/
African lots begin on page 51 of the .pdf version of the catalogue which can be downloaded at this link: