Elmer Nelson Bischoff, (American, 1916-1991), Country Room, 1957, oil on canvas, Williams College Museum of Art, Bequest of Lawrence H. Bloedel, Class of 1923. (77.9.32)_x1200
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Art for Life’s Sake

Don’t miss the exhibition, Power Runs in Many Channels: Diversity in Nigerian Art on view through October 21, 2012! Today Drew Thompson, Class of 2005, Bolin Fellow in Art and History will give a gallery talk at 4:30 on the rich diversity of cultural and artistic production in traditional Nigerian art and consider the issues raised by its display in museums.

You can also see the video of the gallery talk given by Dr. Herbert M. Cole, Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Art for Life’s Sake: Crosscurrents in Nigerian Art

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