January 23 - May 15, 2016
This exhibition brings together prints and batiks by Austrian artist, Susanne Wenger (1915—2009). Credited with reviving the Osun Sacred Grove in Osogbo, Nigeria, Wenger also trained major Nigerian artists such as Twins Seven Seven, Nike Davies-Okundaye, and Adebisi Fabunmi. Her expressive lines, figures, and patterns are inspired by Yoruba deities and European mythology.
March 7, 2015 - May 29, 2016
As part of Emory's celebration and exploration of creation and creativity across cultures, the Carlos Museum is featuring not only indigenous art of the American Southwest, the gifts of "Spider Woman," but also beadwork and leather of the Plains, Cherokee sculpture and basketry, and Southeastern Mississippian shell jewelry.