Art & Culture

 

Ancestral Connections: A Constellation of Contemporary Artists Show Their Ties to Their Native Cultures

A new NMAI exhibition in New York brings together contemporary Native artworks with past influences spanning the Western Hemisphere. The pieces vary greatly in their forms and origins, yet their creators share a common thread: all take inspiration from their Indigenous roots.

An Art Revolution: T.C. Cannon Shows Native Life at The Edge Of America

During his brief career, this Caddo and Kiowa painter, poet and musician blazed a new path for American Indian art and captured the energy and conflict of the 1960s and 1970s. His influence on Indigenous art is finally gaining recognition in an illuminating travelling exhibit now showing at the Museum in New York from April 6 through Sept. 16, 2019.