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Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
328 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305
The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts is an art museum on the campus of Stanford University. The collection is encyclopedic in nature, including antiquity, ethnographic art, modern, contemporary. The center houses over 500 works of African art, with a focus on figurative art from Sub-Saharan Africa. The Center's Oceanic and Indonesian collections consist of over 450 objects and textiles. Native American art collections focus mainly on California, Southwest and Northwestern works. About 200 works from Mesoamerica are also on display, including terracotta works from West Mexico and ancient ceramics from the Mimbres, the Anasazi and Casas Grandes. The Center has the largest collection of Auguste Rodin works outside of the Musee Rodin in Paris.
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