African art from the permanent collection
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African art from the permanent collection February 1-25, 2007 by Nancy Neaher Maas

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Published by Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Handwerker Gallery (Ithaca, N.Y.) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, African -- Exhibitions.,
  • Sculpture, African -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art objects, African -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Exhibitions.

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About the Edition

Catalog of an exhibition of African art works in the Gallery"s permanent collection from several regions of Africa, introduced by artist and African scholar Maas, with information on each work based in part on Ithaca College students" research overseen by Cheryl Kramer, director of the Handwerker Gallery and Ithaca College faculty member.

Edition Notes

Statementcurated by Nancy Neaher Maas.
ContributionsHandwerker Gallery (Ithaca, N.Y.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[40] p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22379791M

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