Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Action/Abstraction Redefined

Action/Abstraction Redefined

George Morrison, Lloyd Kiva New, T.C. Cannon, Fritz Scholder, and more...

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States 07/28/2017 – 07/07/2019

Action/Abstraction Redefined features paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) permanent collection created in the 1960s and 1970s. The artists in this exhibition challenged stereotypical expectations of Indian art by experimenting with American modern art movements such as Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, and Hard-edge Painting combined with art

Neil Parsons (O’mahk-Pita, Tall Eagle) (Piikani), Pueblo Forms #2 (1965) Acrylic on canvas. MoCNA Collection. Image courtesy of the Institute of American Indian Arts T. C. Cannon (Caddo/Kiowa), Firelights, ca. (1965). Oil on canvas. MoCNA Collection. Image courtesy of the Institute of American Indian Arts Kevin Red Star (Running Rabbit) (Crow), Drawing (1965). Oil, turpentine on