Form and Surface: African Ceramics, Baskets, and Textiles from the William Itter Collection

September 26 to December 13, 2009

Explore the creativity and diversity of containers of clay and fiber, and textiles made of cotton, palm fiber, beads, and hair, in this exhibition that includes objects from all over sub-Saharan Africa. The exhibition and related publication are supported by the Morton C. Bradley, Jr. Fund, and the IU Art Museum’s Arc Fund.

Image: Ewe peoples, Ghana. Man’s Wrapper (detail), 20th century. Cotton, entire cloth: 123 in. (312.4 cm) x 68 in. (173 cm). Collection of William Itter