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Indigenous Aesthetics:

Selections from the James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection

Cannon
Kabotie

Sept. 22 - Dec. 30, 2012

 

Organized around the themes of space/place, ceremony/ritual, symbolism/metaphors and identity, this exhibit explores the diversity of tribes and artists from across the North American continent represented in selected works from the James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection. By considering the work thematically, this collection provides evidence of the vitality of contemporary American Indian cultures from across North America.

 

This exhbition is presented in conjunction with The James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection: Selected Works.

 

 

 

 

Above:

Tommy Wayne “T.C.” Cannon (U.S., Kiowa/Caddo, 1946-1978)

Big Soldier, 1973

Linocut, 26 x 22 in.

James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection, 2010

 

 

Right:

Fred Kabotie (U.S., Hopi, 1900-1986)

Ahöla Kachina, c. 1926-29

Watercolor on paper, 131⁄2 x 91⁄2 in.

James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection, 2010