This new exhibit at NMAI in New York chronicles how Native artists struggled during the past eight decades to break through stereotypes of American Indian art.
Art & Culture
This concha belt crafted from bison horn portrays eight American Indian women who have taken on tough issues to defend their communities and beyond.
After more than a century, 100 Tewa Pueblo vessels that were curated at NMAI are finally awake—and pilgrimaging home to New Mexico.
An artist brings formline style and infinite possibilities to the comic book hero universe.
Red Sky Performance presents its first U.S. show, fusing Native tradition with contemporary dance.
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.
The REDress Project of Métis artist Jaime Black speaks for the hundreds, possibly thousands, of Indigenous women and girls who have been murdered or disappeared during the past four decades. The red dresses fluttering at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere are an eerie reminder of a prevalent violence.
When Porfirio Gutierrez returned to his home village near Oaxaca, he found his family and other local Zapotec weavers struggling to maintain their traditional techniques and still address the demands from external markets. Using the financial experience he gained from two decades in the United States, he is helping them adapt and preserve the old ways.
After jamming together at the Survival of First Voices festival, the jazz group the Delbert Anderson Trio and the hip-hop performer Def-i are touring as DDAT, in a new musical style.
In dedicating a Mimbres-style funerary bowl to the victim of Nazi genocide, the Canadian artist evokes echoes of inhumanity that span millennia.