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Robert Farris Thompson

Robert Farris Thompson is the author of, among other works, Black Gods and Kings , African Art in Motion , and Flash of the Spirit . He has been a Ford Foundation Fellow and has mounted major exhibitions of African art at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. He is Col. John Trumbull Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, where he is also Master of Timothy Dwight College. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.