Dogon Anthropomorphic Toguna Housepost, Mali
- Height: 58 1/2 in (148.6 cm)
Susan and Jerry Vogel, New York, acquired from the above, mid-1980s
World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery, New York, Lasting Foundations: The Art of Architecture in Africa (organized by the Museum for African Art, New York), September 30, 2005 - January 6, 2006; additional venues:
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, through December 15, 2006
Chicago Cultural Center Yates Gallery, Chicago, through April 15, 2007
California African American Museum, Los Angeles, May 17, 2007 - August 19, 2007
National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., October 6, 2007 - January 13, 2008
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