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Phyllis Galembo

Friday, March 05, 2010 @ 2:00pm, Salon E

"Unexpected Desire"

Phyllis Galembo has exhibited extensively in museum and
galleries. Her recent one-person shows include Reflex Gallery in
Amsterdam. Many of her prints were included in Sacred Arts of
Haitian Vodou and a one-person show at the American Museum
of Natural History in 1998-99. Her exhibition "Manifestations
of the Spirit" was at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural
History in 2001-2002. Galembo's exhibition "West African
Masquerade" was at the Tang Museum in Saratoga, NY in 2007,
and the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography
and Film in 2008 and continues to travel through the
Eastman House. Galembo is the author of Divine Inspiration from
Benin to Bahia, Vodou: Visions and Voices of Haiti, and Dressed for
Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween and Masquerade Costumes. Her work is
included in numerous public and private collections including the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York
Public Library, and the Polaroid Corporation. In connection to
her work and exhibitions Galembo has appeared on CNN, NPR
Radio, and NBC Today in New York City. Galembo is represented
by StevenKasher Gallery, NYC.

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