Spirit Hunters: Central African Art from the Lawrence Gussman CollectionJune 2, 2003-August 30, 2003
Location: Nathan Cummings Building for Modern and Contemporary Art
Curator: Dorit Shafir
Media: Sculpture, masks, and other ritual objects
Focusing on the supernatural in African art, this exhibition examined how figurative sculpture, masks, and other ritual objects were used as agencies of power and spirituality. The works, collected over more than three decades by Lawrence Gussman, represent some of the best-known icons of Central African art.