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Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Minneapolis Institute of Art

NOW CLOSED

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.

Table cloth (c. 1900), Sisseton Dakota artist. Photo: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution

The Wisdom of the Universe

The Wisdom of the Universe (2014), Christi Belcourt. Courtesy Art Gallery of Ontario; © Christi Belcourt

Dress (c. 1900), Crow artist.

Dress (c. 1900), Crow artist. Photo: © Denver Art Museum

Hummingbird Dress (1995), Dorothy Grant with Robert Davidson

Hummingbird Dress (1995), Dorothy Grant with Robert Davidson. Photo: © Denver Art Museum

Venere Alpina (1997), Kay WalkingStick.

Venere Alpina (1997), Kay WalkingStick. Courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art; © 1997 Kay WalkingStick

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