Sometimes Native American art doesn’t quite get the attention it deserves, which is why our readers should take note of this blockbuster exhibition of sculptural works by this renowned artist. Who and where?
Although it opened in October 2016, there’s still time for you to view a magnificent display of figurative and modernist sculptures by renowned Native American artist Allan Houser (born Allan Capron Haozous, 1914-1994). “A Show of Force” runs through February 26 at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California, and features 15 works in bronze and stone, several of which were recent gifts to the Crocker from Loren G. Lipson.
According to Interim Associate Curator Kristina P. Gilmore, “Allan Houser is arguably the most influential Native American artist in modern art history. His three decades as an art teacher and the example he set through his work still inspire artists to express their own personal heritage and experience in innovative ways. I like to think of him as one of the founders of contemporary Native American art.”
To learn more, visit the Crocker Art Museum.
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