The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Friday, September 20, 2019


State Museum adds new artwork to contemporary Native American art collection
Noel Chrisjohn Benson (Oneida), Condolence Cane. Carved wood and antler.


ALBANY, NY.- The New York State Museum today announced the addition of eight new artworks to its contemporary Native American art collection. Building on an initiative launched in 1986 and now numbering more than 150 objects, the contemporary Native American art collection consists of modern artwork that speaks to issues relevant to Native American communities and all communities in New York.

The artists and their work include:

• “Dreaming of Wild Foods”, Gail Tremblay (Onondaga/Micmac), basket woven with film
• “Nothing Happened #2”, Jeremy Dennis (Shinnecock), digital C-print
• “Condolence Cane”, Noel Chrisjohn Benson (Oneida), carved wood and antler
• “Ageswe'gaiyo'”, Luanne Redeye (Seneca), oil on panel
• “Treaty Calico Series”, Dawn Dark Mountain (Oneida-Wisconsin), series of four watercolor and beadwork artworks on manipulated paper

“These contemporary artworks celebrate the traditions of Native American artistry and explore the culture of New York’s First Nations,” said Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa. “We’re honored to collect these extraordinary artworks and share them with the children and adults of New York State.”

“We’re proud to celebrate the cultural heritage of Native Americans in New York State through the State Museum’s contemporary Native American art collection,” said State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia. “These artworks are also an educational opportunity as they represent Native American culture today that is deeply rooted in tradition and an important part of New York State’s history. We’re thankful to the artists for sharing their craftsmanship, artwork, and heritage with the people of New York.”

“We’re proud to add eight new artworks created by Native American artists throughout the state to our permanent collection,” said Deputy Commissioner of Cultural Education and State Museum Director Mark Schaming. “For decades, the State Museum has worked with Native American communities to collect contemporary works of art that represent the culture, history and artistic direction of these talented artists.”

The Contemporary Native American Art Collection is part of the State Museum’s Ethnology collection; the new artworks will significantly contribute to future exhibitions, educational programming, and research publications.






Today's News

April 5, 2017

Michelangelo crucifix gets pride of place at the Santo Spirito basilica in Florence

Exhibition celebrates the centennial of Marcel Duchamp's legendary "readymade" Fountain

'Pink Star' diamond fetches record $71.2 mn in Hong Kong

One of the greatest works by J.M.W. Turner still in private hands to be sold at Sotheby's

Melania Trump's new portrait divides public opinion

Matisse masterpiece leads Bonhams Impressionist and Modern Art Sale in New York

Sidney Nolan's man behind Ned Kelly mask revealed

Christie's New York announces highlights from its Spring Sale of Prints & Multiples

Hauser & Wirth announces worldwide representation of Lorna Simpson

Three early works by Lucian Freud on new long-term loan to Pallant House Gallery

Dutch clog-makers hoping to put a stamp on the future

Eskenazi Museum unveils design plans for transformative renovation

Science Museum opens exhibition dedicated to first woman in space

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza opens major Rafael Moneo retrospective

Stunning set of four J&R Lamb Studios stained glass windows will be sold at Fontaine's

Cecilia Hillström Gallery opens Linnea Rygaard's first solo exhibition at the gallery

George Washington and The Founding Fathers featured in May 13 Heritage Americana Auction

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt announces contest for a new peace logo

Exhibition at the Albertina celebrates Eduard Angeli's 75th birthday

Exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York showcases artistry of wartime propaganda

Cincinnati Art Museum adds expertise and vibrancy with three new curators

Peter Sacks' first solo exhibition at Marlborough Gallery opens in New York

Estorick Collection hosts a major exhibition by Giacomo Balla

State Museum adds new artwork to contemporary Native American art collection

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Holocaust 'masterpiece' causes uproar at Venice film festival

2.- To be unveiled at Sotheby's: One of the greatest collections of Orientalist paintings ever assembled

3.- Bender Gallery features paintings by up and coming Chicago artist Michael Hedges

4.- Lévy Gorvy exhibits new and historic works by French master in his centenary year

5.- Artificial Intelligence as good as Mahler? Austrian orchestra performs symphony with twist

6.- Fascinating new exhibition explores enduring artistic bond between Scotland and Italy

7.- Exhibition explores the process of Japanese-style woodblock production

8.- Robert Frank, photographer of America's underbelly, dead at 94

9.- The truth behind the legend of patriot Paul Revere revealed in a new exhibition at New-York Historical Society

10.- Hitler bust found in cellar of French Senate



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful