This May Surprise You

This May Surprise You

October 15-December 17, 2016 / Opening Reception: Friday, October 14, 4:30-7:00 pm

A 16th century illustrated book about the Aztec culture; a Samurai suit; an indigo wrap for a wealthy African woman; the self-portrait by a 19th century Memphis artist; an antique precursor of Japanese "manga"; a Mexican folk art "tigre" mask among a host of creature masks from around the world; two paintings by one of the greatest European modern masters; a tapestry by a beloved Memphis artist; the newly revealed Egyptian snake mummy; a royal chair from Cameroon; a 5th-6th century Egyptian textile with dancers, a fabulous Nigerian beaded priest's tunic...

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