FIJI: ART & LIFE IN THE PACIFIC

LACMA • March 7 • 11 am • Resnick Pavillion

Join us for the first substantial project on the art of Fiji to be mounted in the US, an

exhibition funded partly by EAC. Fiji will feature over 280 artworks drawn from major

international collections, including the Fiji Museum, British Museum, Museum of

Archaeology and Anthropology (Cambridge), the Smithsonian, and distinguished

private collections. Curator Dr. Nancy Thomas will walk us through this distinguished

and rarely seen exhibition which includes figurative sculpture, ritual kava bowls,

breastplates of pearl shell and whale ivory, large-scale bark cloths, small portable

temples, weapons, and European watercolors and paintings.

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