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  • Houston

    Houston’s University of St. Thomas is a small college, but it has a big reputation for putting on fine art exhibitions. And the winter exhibition of Clcladic and Haniwa Sculpture has proven to be no exception. The more than fifty selections from these Pre-Greek and Early Japanese cultures are well chosen and impressively displayed, (although the Cycladic tends to overbalance the Haniwa in a nearly four to one quantity ratio).

    The Cycladic sculptures are dominantly idol figures excavated from Aegean Island tombs of the 3rd millennium B.C. to 1100 B.C.—the Bronze Age. They are solid marble, almost

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