International Arts and Artists
$100,000
Washington, D.C.
2009

To support the catalogue and 2009–2010 exhibition Object & Image: Man Ray, African Art, & the Modernist Lens at the Phillips Collection (Washington, D.C.); the University of Virginia Art Museum (Charlottesville, Virginia); and the Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). The exhibition examines the pivotal role that photographs of African art by Man Ray and others played in the American and European perception and collecting of African objects, as well as their incorporation into modern art.