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August 9, 2010 – November 27, 2011
Museum: African Art Museum
Location: Sublevel 1
The National Museum of African Art celebrates its 2008 acquisition of the mesmerizing, video-based artwork Brave New World II with a small, focused installation of contemporary works from its permanent collection that examines the theme of travel. In this new world, grainy film footage of dancers performing in a restaurant in Bali join stencils of body builders and prints named after Bob Dylan tunes to give vision to the very real, global experiences of African artists.