African art exhibit at the Snite

by Michael O. Garvey

An exhibition entitled “Masks and Figures, Form and Style: The Christensen Family Collects African Art” will run through March 10 in the Snite’s Mestrovic Studio Gallery. It includes some 25 artworks, most of them designed for religious ceremonial use and most of them from countries along Africa’s west coast. Douglas Bradley, curator of ethnographic arts at the Snite, will discuss the exhibition in a gallery talk January 20 at 3 p.m.p. The Snite Museum is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays and holidays. Admission is free.p.

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