Modern Art: Native American Style
Locality: Martinsville City
215 Starling Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Speakers on the Arts
Jeanette Nicewinter, PhD
Mid-century modern art is exemplified by an abstract aesthetic that emphasizes the materiality of the work. Numerous Native American artists, such as Kay Walkingstick, engaged with the rhetoric surrounding modern art but their self-identity as a Native American has overshadowed their contribution to modern art. This talk will examine the way mid-century Native American modern artists participated in the modern art scene.
Indigenous: The Art of the American Indian will be on display in the galleries through October 14, 2017. Read more...
Wheel Chair Access
Thursday, September 14, 2017 (7:00 PM)
Admission Fee: Admission Free • Cash Bar