Issue 15

Current Issue

Native American Art #15

June / July 2018


Departments


44


46

market Reports



48

New Acquisition



50

curator chat



Gallery Previews


102

Urban Polychrome

New pottery and a painting by Les Namingha are on view at King Galleries

106

Eccentrics and Curios

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery showcases unusual 20th century pottery

Events/Fairs


110

A Sense of Community

Brian Lebel’s Cody Old West Show & Auction marks first year in Santa Fe, New Mexico

112

Truth Telling

The Bosque Redondo Memorial Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Bosque Redondo this June

114

Crossroads of America

Native artists from across the United States and Canada gather at the Eiteljorg for its annual Indian Market and Festival

116

Building on Tradition

Native POP showcases the works of Native American artists with a focus on Great Plains culture

118

Blue Skies

Gorgeous Arizona weather and lively crowds brought excitement to the Heard Museum Indian Fair

Museum Exhibitions


122

Collecting Stories

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston exhibits rarely seen Native art from its collection

126

Enduring Beauty

Seminole culture takes center stage in an exhibition of items from the Reeves collection at the Orlando Museum of Art

130

Sun Dance

Bowdoin College Museum of Art stages an exhibition around a remarkable late-19th century Lakota painting

132

Making his Mark

The Wheelwright features over 100 pieces from Norbert Peshlakai

136

Asking Why

A traveling exhibition in South Dakota asks questions about the Wounded Knee Massacre

Auctions


140

Crafted with Care

Plains and Plateau beadwork among the highlights at Bonhams’ June 4 sale of Native American art.

144

Spanning the Centuries

Prehistoric through contemporary Native American pieces are among the highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Ethnographic Art sale on June 26

146

A Growing Market

A record number of bidders help drive Cowan’s Auctions’ April 6 sale of American Indian and Western Art to $1.4 million

148

Bountiful Sales

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ Arts of the American West sale has strong results for Native American basketry and jewelry

Special Section


60

From Porcupines to Murano Glass

The evolution of an indigenous art form on the Northern Plains. By Cathy A. Smith

68

Stepping Out with Beaded Beauty

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture showcases beaded moccasins. By Maxine McBrinn

74

A Bag Worth a Pony

An introduction to Ojibwe bandolier bags. By Marcia G. Anderson

80

Finery for the Forearm

Plains and Plateau beaded gauntlets. By Steven L. Grafe

86

Personal Connections to the Past

The collector, the Crow and the beaded cradleboard. By Nina Sanders

88

Beading Cultures

Eight master and emerging bead artists share their latest projects and art. By Debra Utacia Krol

94

Brilliant Beads

A buyer’s guide for beadwork with advice from experts

Galleries in this Issue








Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery

AZ







The Schwed Collection

The Schwed Collection

CA

Chipeta Trading Company

Chipeta Trading Company

CO


Turkey Mountain Traders

Turkey Mountain Traders

CO






Great Southwestern Antique Show

Great Southwestern Antique Show

NM


Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery

Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery

NM



School for Advanced Research

School for Advanced Research

NM


Sunwest Silver Co Inc

Sunwest Silver Co Inc

NM

Sunwest Silver Co Inc

Sunwest Silver Co Inc

NM

The Nambe Trading Post

The Nambe Trading Post

NM





Mohawk & Abenaki Art Market

Mohawk & Abenaki Art Market

NY



Seasam Southeastern Art Show and Market

Seasam Southeastern Art Show and Market

OK


The Dancing Rabbit Gallery

The Dancing Rabbit Gallery

TX

Fighting Bear Antiques

Fighting Bear Antiques

WY