Dallas Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1984 Page: Front Inside
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Ceremonial textile (palepai)
Indonesia: Sumatra, Lampung region, probably 19th century
Supplementary,-u eft patterned textile; cotton, gold-wrapped cotton yarns
1. 85 in., u! 244 in., h. of tree 17 in.
The Steven G. Alpert Collection of Indonesian Textiles,
,i/t of the McDermott Foundation
/'/ otograph by David Wharton
Trustee Officers Elected
I(lwin L. Cox and Vincent A. Carrozza were elected Chairman and
l'-resident of the Museums Board of Trustees at the Annual Meeting on
, .flay 17th.
. , - Promised Gift from the Reves Foundation
An historic gift of special collections and decorative e arts has been promised
The Thinker from Rodin's Gates ofHell (detail) to the Museum by, the Emery and Wendy Reves Foundation upon the
completion of a re-created Villa La Pausa.
. A varied schedule of exhibitions will be shown at the Museum this summer
ranging from monumental sculptures and fine arts photographs to all
. forms of the textile tradition.
The fourth and last art uork commissioned especially for the new build-
ing, Stake Hitch by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje ian Bruggen, was
installed in late April.
The exciting experience of Kyogen, classic Japanese comedy; will be per-
formed in the courtyard outside the Gateway Gallery on July 21 and 22.
Admission is free.
20 Summer Calendar
A complete listing of Museum events scheduled for June, July and August.
Magdalena Abakanowicz, Seated Figure 22 Education Department
A description of the extensive programs offered by the Education Depart-
ment this summer including the special Thursday Evening and Sunday
programs, as well as both adult and children classes and activities.
27 Computers and Technology
Beginning on page 27 are several articles u hich describe the innovative
r.- p - use of computers in different areas of the Museums operation, from
education l progrnmmin i to protection of the art collections.
Claes Oldenburg during Stake Hitc installation.
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