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Hanskaska: The Shirtwearers — Plains Indian Art of Cathy A. Smith

Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014

Named after a Lakota term describing a society of head men or chiefs who had earned the privilege to wear a sacredly ornamented shirt, Hanskaska: The Shirtwearers is the first public exhibition of precise re-creations of the regalia of 12 historically important Plains Indian leaders representing 10 Native American nations. Artist, Emmy Award-winning costume designer, and Cowgirl Hall of Fame...

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Abiquiú Views

Apr 17, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014

Georgia O’Keeffe’s mesa-top hacienda in Abiquiú, New Mexico, ranks among the most mythic of art spaces, on par with Picasso’s atelier in Paris; Cézanne’s retreat in Provence, France; and Donald Judd’s Chinati in Marfa, Texas. This exhibition of paintings tracks the influence of that famous space on O’Keeffe’s work, and the particular...

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Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison

Apr 17, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014

Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, on view at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art from Saturday, March 29 to Sunday, September 14, 2014, presents more than 80 drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures from an important Native American modernist. The exhibition surveys the prolific career of George Morrison (1919 – 2000), a distinctive and well-loved...

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Pronghorn Passage

Apr 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

Photographer Joe Riis and writer Emilene Ostlind document the epic journey of the pronghorn antelope, which travel more than 170 miles twice a year between summer grounds along the Snake River in the Grand Tetons and winter grounds in the Green River Basin in southern Wyoming. Following the animals as they negotiate five rivers, a 9,000-foot mountain pass, highways, oil fields, and other...

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Walter Ufer: Rise, Fall, Resurrection

Apr 17, 2014 - May 11, 2014

The son of German immigrants, Walter Ufer grew up in Kentucky and studied art in Germany, Chicago, and finally Taos, New Mexico, where he settled and established a career as one of the original “Taos Ten,” painting local landscapes and Native American life.

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The Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico

Apr 17, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015

The tradition of Hispano folk wood­carving in New Mexico dates back centuries. In the 20th century, however, its popularity surged, first as a result of funding support though the Work Progress Administration in the 1930s and then as new interest galvanized in the 1970s. This exhibition tracks that history and features works from notable woodcarvers such as José Dolores...

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Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery

Apr 17, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014

Featuring more than 100 pieces of rare ceramics from The Autry’s Southwest Museum of the American Indian, this exhibition traces the transformation of the Pueblo pottery tradition from the 16th-century Spanish colonization to the present.

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Painted Journeys on the Colorado Plateau

Apr 17, 2014 - May 4, 2014

In 2007, three New York painters — Judy Abbott, K.L. McKenna, and Eva van Rijn — became the first artists selected for the artist-in-residence program at the Museum of Northern Arizona. With their home base in the museum’s historic residences in Flagstaff, the trio spent their residency traveling throughout the Colorado Plateau painting en plein...

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Darwin’s Legacy: The Evolution of Wildlife Art

Apr 17, 2014 - May 4, 2014

Charles Darwin’s revolutionary work on the evolution of species spurred subsequent generations of artists to closely examine the natural world around them. This exhibit examines the connections between science and wildlife art from the 1800s to the present, beginning with 19th- and early 20th-century examples from Joseph Wolf and Bruno Liljefors to contemporary works by Lars Jonsson,...

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Alexandre Hogue: The Erosion Series

Apr 17, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014

Alexandre Hogue was one of the Dallas Nine, the Texas regionalist painters who captured attention in the 1930s with their defiantly colloquial paintings of the Southwest. Hogue’s work possesses a particular interest in the natural and human processes that shape the landscape. In The Erosion Series, graceful lines and warm colors belie the boney cows, hovering vultures, and homes...

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