Cantor Arts Center Appoints PAA Member Dr. Barbara Thompson

Cantor Arts Center Appoints New Curator for the Arts of Africa and the Americas

The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the appointment of Dr. Barbara Thompson as the new Phyllis Wattis Curator for the Arts of Africa and the Americas. Her work begins at the Center on September 2, 2008. Thompson will oversee the collection of African, precolombian, and Native American art---a selection of which is on view in three galleries---develop changing exhibitions, and conduct related scholarship.

Astrid de Hontheim Publishes "Chasseurs de diables et collecteurs d'art"

Chasseurs de diables et collecteurs d'art: Tentatives de conversion des Asmat par les missionnaires pionniers protestants et catholiques
By Astrid de Hontheim

Peter Lang Publishing Group
Bruxelles, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2008.
317 pages, 26 illustrations
ISBN 978-90-5201-380-0  br.

From the Series: Dieux, Hommes et Religions: Gods, Humans and Religions  Vol. 12
Year of Publication: 2008

Le Folauga' tours Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

'Le Folauga' tours Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
13 December, 2008 - 5 April, 2009

'Le Folauga' is a group exhibition curated by Fuli Pereira (Curator, Auckland Museum, NZ) and Ron Brownson (Curator, Auckland Art Gallery, NZ) for the Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust - an Auckland, NZ based non profit organisation which supports the growth and development on Contemporary Pacific Art in New Zealand and worldwide.