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Mind-benders from the Congo have taken possession of
the northwest wing of the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
in Fair Park. Some 200 objects -- representative of
34 African tribes -- are included in this first
comprehensive exhibition of Congolese art ever brought
to the United States. They'll be on display at the
Dallas museum through November third...then mote on
to complete their tour of five other cities in this
country and Canada. Museum Curator John Lunsford says
tribal art often is highly sophisticated.
SOUND UP FOR APPROX 54 SACS UNTIL HE SAYS ".....FEATURES OF THE FIGURE."
The g tribal customs they represent are old...but
museum officials say the art itself is not. Because
it is constructed M mainly of wood and other
perishable materials, Congolese art quickly
deteriorates in its native setting.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Art], item, October 4, 1968; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1037967/m1/1/: accessed February 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.