Ancestors of the Lake Catalog Wins Menil Prix International du Livre d’Art Tribal

by Bill Davenport December 14, 2011

The catalog for last summer’s Menil exhibition Ancestors of the Lake: Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay, New Guinea has won the third annual Prix International du Livre d’Art Tribal (International Tribal Art Book Prize). An esteemed panel of jurors from Tribal Art Magazine, Sotheby’s, and academia who called it, “a stunning look at the region’s distinctive art.” The Menil Collection published the book, which was edited by Virginia-Lee Webb, the show’s curator. It’s $50 from Yale University Press, but only $23.97 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on Amazon!

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Bill Davenport December 16, 2011 - 22:35

Ok, I’m in bed with the Amazon Devil. The catalog is also available, for instant super saver pickup, at the Menil Bookstore!


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