native american art

I'm a big museum person and was delighted to hear that there was a museum dedicated to Native Americans - their culture and art - on the western edge of downtown Indianapolis, in White River State Park.
While the myth of pioneers building this colossal earthworks has a veneer of warm, fuzzy wholesomeness at first blush, Bua's closer examination of the relevant facts makes this no more likely to be true than any other fairy tale.
Yet Scholder became most known for his "Indian" series, a collection of portraits that rendered his subjects as conflicted
Looking at them I see regular people but also royalty. They are in a way no different than historical portraits of European kings, queens and nobility.
Ever since my first visit to New Mexico in the 1970s, I've harbored a fantasy that my life would have a kind of Georgia O'Keefe final chapter.
In a work not-so-subtly titled "Redskin," Gregg Deal will subject himself to eight hours of public abuse -- psychological
"It's kind of like a dream," said Banks. The Exiles would seem as though they're losing; yet, "while the game appears to
To create his share of the earth art, Ai sent ground-down pottery shards from his notorious Dropping The Vase series. In
Bête Noire, 192" x 192" x 120", 2014, Painted backdrop (acrylic on canvas), Sculptural installation. Kent Monkman's "The
Photographs from over a hundred years ago can open an amazing portal into the history. But photos don't tell the whole story, and so much of what happened back then is hard to stomach.
For the past year, Matika Wilbur has been traveling the United States in an effort to photograph every single Native American
Shouldn't the most authoritative of our cultural institutions, certainly those renown globally, be so sensitive as to represent the history of international art with the like mindedness of diplomats to mitigating the injuries historically wrought by political and cultural colonizations?
It's no coincidence that "native" is now becoming a trigger word in fashion and style. As modern life accelerates into a future that gets more virtual with every passing year, consumers are increasingly experiencing a sense of rootlessness.
Much of traditional Lakota culture was threatened in the early 1900s. After the Lakota people were placed on reservations in the late 1800s, the U.S. government forbade their language and ceremonial life.
That's what I love about museums -- every artwork or display is a window into another place, another time or another way of thinking.
The "Games" label informs us that "boys and girls tossed ice gliders across frozen rivers and lakes to see whose glider could