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Contemporarynativeamericanart

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  • 1. Contemporary Native American Art
  • 2. Themes • Many contemporary Native American artists continue to keep the traditional styles of their ancestors alive. • Other artists call to attention the way Native Americans are viewed in contemporary society. Wayne Eagleboy, We-the people, acryl and barbed wire on buffalo skin, 1971
  • 3. Mike Dart • Cherokee Nation • Basket Weaving • Uses contemporary materials as opposed to traditional. • Works, along with his teacher, to bring back traditional art making techniques to the Cherokee community.
  • 4. Mike Dart War Cry, 2008
  • 5. Mike Dart Large Gathering Basket, 2008
  • 6. Maria Martinez • Created internationally known pottery • Worked in traditional method of the pueblo indians. • Original pueblo pottery was created during the neolithic period
  • 7. Maria Martinez Wedding Vase, Ca. 1929
  • 8. Maria Martinez • Notice how crisp and straight the line work is in the design.
  • 9. Juane Quick-To-See Smith • Raised on the Flathead reservation. • Contemporary Native American artist not working in traditional styles. • Creating work which calls attention to contemporary struggles with Native Americans. • Classically trained artist, not trained through traditional Native American practices. B. 1940 • Works in a wide variety of media
  • 10. Juane Quick-To-See Smith Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People), 1992
  • 11. Juane Quick-To-See Smith • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BtEJqvhos w&edufilter=R77X1Y45qK10Rul3kxVhMw
  • 12. Shan Goshorn • Member of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. • Creates artwork to addressing contemporary issues concerning human rights and Native American stereotypes. • Also creates work bringing to point the injustices Natives have served caused by the government.
  • 13. Shan Goshorn • For example, Goshorn wove “Pieced Treaty,” a basket in the traditional Cherokee “spider’s web” pattern, from paper printed with tobacco agreements between the state of Oklahoma and the Cherokee Nation. • “‘Pieced Treaty” refers to the continual breaking of agreements,” Goshorn said. “I deliberately left the basket unfinished because the negotiations appear to be ongoing.” Pieced Treaty
  • 14. Shan Goshorn • Photograph of the Great Smoky Mountains combined with historical map of Cherokee territory. Traditionally, we used natural landmarks to establish boundaries. Settlers brought a new way of regarding land and marking ownership. Traditional pattern is known as both mountain and river design. Our Lands Are Not Lines On Paper, 2012