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Art that crosses borders and breaks boundaries while showcasing our beautiful African traditions.

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Daniele Gair Collections Manager and Registrar
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The Xavier University Art Collection is committed to the preservation of work by artists from Africa and the African diaspora and the education of both the Xavier University community and the community at large about the history and evolution of African art. It is comprised of the collections of such donors as Blanche and Norman C. Francis, the Bishop Moses Anderson, Audreon Bratton, John Henderson, Dr. James Blackwell, and the Brandywine Print Workshop, and features a diverse array of work, from West African ceremonial artifacts to masterpieces by artists such as Romare Bearden and Elizabeth Catlett.
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