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Dallas Museum of Art Publishes its First Catalogue of African Art

DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art will present a rich and comprehensive look at African visual culture through “The Arts of Africa”, the first catalogue dedicated to exploring the Museum’s collection of nearly 2,000 objects—acclaimed as one of the top five of its kind in the United States. Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the collection, which began with a gift of more than 200 objects from DMA benefactors Eugene and Margaret McDermott, the catalogue draws from both historical sources and contemporary research to examine over 100 figures, masks, and other works of art that represent