Presenting traditional textiles alongside recent sculptures and videos, this show casts doubt on conventional distinctions between fine art and craft by emphasising the influence of older generations of Native American women artists on those working today. Find out more from the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s website.
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Table cloth (c. 1900), Sisseton Dakota artist. Photo: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution
The Wisdom of the Universe (2014), Christi Belcourt. Courtesy Art Gallery of Ontario; © Christi Belcourt
Dress (c. 1900), Crow artist. Photo: © Denver Art Museum
Hummingbird Dress (1995), Dorothy Grant with Robert Davidson. Photo: © Denver Art Museum
Venere Alpina (1997), Kay WalkingStick. Courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art; © 1997 Kay WalkingStick