Installing African Masks: The Art of Disguise

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Welcome to the debut of “Uncrated,” the Dallas Museum of Art’s new blog!

With the August 22 opening of African Masks: The Art of Disguise fast approaching, installation began the first week of August. Typically the installation of an exhibition takes about two weeks, but with the complex mounts, costumes, graphics and AV needs, this show will take a full three weeks to pull together. The exhibition will be on view in the same gallery previously occupied by The Lens of Impressionism: Photography and Painting Along the Normandy Coast, 1850-1874.  However, visitors will notice a significant difference in the look and feel from the previous show. Demo and construction began in June, drastically transforming the space into a large open gallery enveloped in warm oranges and yellows.

3 Responses to “Installing African Masks: The Art of Disguise”


  1. 1 Kate August 20, 2010 at 8:58 pm

    Congratulations, DMA! It looks great.

  2. 2 Heather Buen August 21, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    Congrats on the new blog – - there will be a lot of information to share. Look forward to the Installation of African Masks: The Art of Disguise.


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