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Nii Otokunor Quarcoopome, African art curator and head of the Department of Africa, Oceania and Indigenous Americas at the Detroit Institute of Arts, discussed the new DIA exhibition "Through African Eyes: The European in African Art, 1500 to Present."
The exhibition examines how, for 500 years, African societies have alternately incorporated, rejected and transformed elements of European art and culture.
The presentation was co-sponsored by the Toledo Museum of Art and the Archaeological Institute of America-Toledo Society.