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Gallery: ‘East of the Wallace Line’ at Yale University Art Gallery

9 August 2014

Featuring a range of items from tunics to shields and ceremonial figures, ‘East of the Wallace Line’ (opening 15 August at the Yale University Art Gallery) explores the relationship between the art of eastern Indonesia and western coastal New Guinea. Click on an image below to open our gallery of highlights: the items come from a range of communities, but their aesthetic similarities betray a long history of cultural exchange.

Click here for the curator’s introduction to the show

‘East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea’ is at Yale University Art Gallery from 15 August 2014–1 February 2015.

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