A major new exhibition highlights the museum’s young but rich collection of contemporary Native American art. “Vantage Point” features significant works by 25 established and emerging artists from across the United States and Canada and from Colombia, in media ranging from paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture to video projection and mixed-media installation. These provocative, insightful and moving works explore memory, history, the significance of place for Native communities and the continuing relevance of cultural traditions. It will remain on view through Aug. 7, 2011.
The artists featured in the exhibition include: Margarete Bagshaw (Santa Clara Pueblo), Rick Bartow (Wiyot), Joane Cardinal-Schubert (Blackfoot [Blood]), Lorenzo Clayton (Navajo), Rosalie Favell (Cree/Métis), Joe Feddersen (Colville Confederated Tribes [Okanagan/Lakes]), Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/Cherokee), Carlos Jacanamijoy (Inga), James Lavadour (Walla Walla), Truman Lowe (Ho-Chunk), Judith Lowry (Hammawi Band Pit River/Mountain Maidu/Washo/Scottish-Irish/Aus
For more information, visit the NMAI website.
James Lavadour (Walla Walla), b. 1951
Oil on board