Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas

Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st floor

Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas will feature more than sixty objects from the Arts of the Americas collection that exemplify the concept of spiritual transformation as part of religious beliefs and practices.

Art Exhibition previously on at Brooklyn Museum of Art in United States.
From Friday 22 July 2011 to Sunday 27 May 2012

Published by Brooklyn Museum on Monday 03 May 2010.
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Themes of life, death, and fertility will be explored with featured works including Huastec and Aztec sculptures, Hopi and Zuni kachina dolls, Northwest Coast masks, pre-Columbian gold ornaments, and the famous Paracas Textile. Contemporary art objects will also be included in order to underscore the continuity of indigenous spiritual beliefs and artistic forms of expression.

Organization: This exhibition is organized by Nancy Rosoff, Andrew W. Mellon Curator, Arts of the Americas, Brooklyn Museum, and Susan Kennedy Zeller, Ph.D., Associate Curator, Native American Art, Brooklyn Museum.