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Inside the Congo: An Introduction to the Field Research Archives of Frére Joseph Cornet (Part II)

Loyola press release - December 11, 2006

(New Orleans)– The Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans presents Inside the Congo: An Introduction to the Field Research Archives of Frére Joseph Cornet (Part II), December 11 – February 28, 2007. The exhibition is curated by William Fagaly, the Francoise Billion Richardson Curator of African Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, and will include Congolese objects from private New Orleans collections to compliment the archive.

In conjunction with the exhibition, the gallery will host, “Stop the Sun: Art and Agency in Kuba Funeral Rituals,” a lecture by David Binkley, Frese Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, on January 11, 2007, at 7 p.m., in Multimedia Room II of Loyola’s Monroe Library. A reception will follow in the Diboll Gallery.

Diboll Gallery hours are Monday — Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, please call (504) 861-5456 or email gallery@loyno.edu.