The con gathered artists, writers, illustrators, and fans in one place to celebrate and discover contemporary Native nerd culture. It also served as a corrective.
Four artists at the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock, North Dakota, have arrived to help stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. I interviewed them about the role of artists and art during protest.
Dozens of artists have converged at Standing Rock, and we interviewed many of them about what’s going on in the fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline and how they are getting involved.
Four paintings by Stephen Mopope, discovered a few years ago at Brown University, are on view for the first time.
The Newark Museum has rehung its exceptional collection of works by America’s indigenous artists, providing more contextualizing information, while also letting objects speak to each other across eras and regions.
The second edition of the SITElines biennial has a razor-sharp gracefulness that cuts with equal parts beauty and bitterness.
TULSA, Okla. — Willard Stone’s wood-carving style might be described as Art Deco Cherokee, with a distinct, streamlined movement and natural themes that reflect his indigenous heritage.
CONCHO, Okla. — Overgrown grass creeps up around the decayed remains of the Concho Indian Boarding School, its faded yellow walls pocked with gaping doorways and boarded windows.
TULSA, Okla. — Decades after the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn, Stephen Standing Bear, who participated in the tumultuous engagement, recalled its chaos: “I could see Indians charging all around me. Then I could see the soldiers and Indians all mixed up and there were so many guns going off that I couldn’t hear them.”
SANTA FE, NM — The worlds of fashion and fine art often collide, both in the museum and on the runway.
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980, currently on view at the Phoenix Art Museum, features over 40 oil paintings and prints by the Luiseño artist.
TOLEDO — Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection presents a conundrum of conscience.