Strong Statements

On View through June 30, 2017
Melanie Yazzie, My Quilt

Melanie Yazzie, Diné (Navajo) (b. 1966), My Quilt, 1993. Silkscreen on cotton patchwork; 68-1/2 x 106 in. Denver Art Museum, Gift of Melanie Yazzie and Clark Barker, 2009.345 © Melanie Yazzie

Judith Lowry, Jingle, Jingle

Judith Lowry, Hammawi Band Pit River/Mountain Maidu/Washoe/Scottish/Irish/Australian (b. 1948), Jingle, Jingle, 1997. Acrylic paint on canvas; 69-3/4 x 64-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum, William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection, by exchange, 2007.48 © Judith Lowry

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On View through June 30, 2017
North Building - Level 3
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Strong Statements features six thought-provoking works, each by a contemporary native artist. The work of Melanie Yazzie, David P. Bradley, Harry Fonseca, James Luna, Jesse Cooday, and Judith Lowry challenges stereotypes and explores issues that affect American Indians including corruption and violence in the casino industry, racism, addiction, and questions of identity.

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