History is Painted by the Victors

2013

Object

Artist

Kent Monkman, Cree, Fisher River Band, Canadian, b. 1965
Born: Ontario
Work Locations: Toronto, ON

Culture

Country

Object Info

Object: painting
Not currently on view
Object ID: 2016.288

Medium/Technique

Acrylic paint on canvas

Credit

Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum
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Dimensions

height: 72 in, 182.8800 cm; width: 113 1/4 in, 287.6550 cm; depth: 1 1/2 in, 3.8100 cm; frame height: 83 1/4 in, 211.4550 cm; frame width: 124 1/2 in, 316.2300 cm; frame depth: 4 3/4 in, 12.0650 cm

Department

Native Arts

Collection

Native Arts-American Indian Art

Known Provenance

purchased from the artist by Vicki and Kent Logan 2013; gifted 2016 to the Denver Art Museum

Caption

Kent Monkman (Fisher River Band Cree, b. 1965), History is Painted by the Victors, 2013. Acrylic paint on canvas; 72 x 113¼ x 1½ in. Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum, 2016.288. © Kent Monkman. Photograph courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

Exhibition History

  • "Sovereign: Independent Voices"—Denver Art Museum, 9/15/2013 - 8/17/2015
  • "Contemporary Perspectives on the Battle of Little Bighorn"—Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA, 2/24/2016 - 6/13/2016
  • "California: The Art of Water"—Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA, 7/13/2016 - 11/28/2016