Dating to circa 1100 AD, the Mayan Codex is said to have been painted by a single artist, recording the movements of planet Venus over the course of 584 days.
Artist Resigns From Public Art Commission After Native Communities Raise Questions
Some members of Minneapolis’s Native community did not think Inkpa Mani was the right choice for a $400,000 public art commission meant to honor the Dakota People.
Energy Interests in Utah Threaten “World’s Longest Art Gallery”
Since the discovery of natural gas reserves near Nine Mile Canyon two decades ago, conservationists have found themselves at odds with regional energy companies.
Artists Shine a Light on the History of Indian Boarding Schools
“Art has a place in helping people begin to understand the layers of this history,” says artist Randy Kemp.
A Santa Fe Indian Market Milestone for Dallin Maybee
The artist and former SWAIA chief operating officer and executive director has found a stable of dedicated collectors and a close-knit community at Santa Fe Indian Market.
Indigenous Fashion Takes the Stage in Santa Fe
Curator Amber-Dawn Bear Robe brings together historic and contemporary Native clothing designs at Santa Fe Indian Market.
Indigenous Groups in Canada Call on the Vatican to Return Their Cultural Belongings
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit leaders have asked for their cultural heritage to be returned ahead of the pope’s visit to Canada.
In Historic Agreement, Five Native Tribes Will Co-Manage Bears Ears National Monument
The Utah site has been subject to longstanding contention over federal lands management.
A Spotlight on Navajo Filmmaker Blackhorse Lowe
“I’m focused on contemporary Native American stories, the modern-day ups and downs of that lifestyle, but I’m not trying to do it in a traditional manner,” the award-winning filmmaker told Hyperallergic in an interview.
Nani Chacon’s Urban Interventions Enter the Museum
The artist says she wants to “confront people with beauty and pride and complexity.”
Artists Go DIY in the Desert
A tight-knit community of art entrepreneurs in Albuquerque launched their businesses in the wake of the pandemic.
Abstract Art in the Southwest Is as Vast as the Region’s Terrain
The exhibition is a compelling, if at times dissonant, examination of the formal and material possibilities at the heart of abstraction.