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Native American

Artist: Julian Martinez
Title: Eagle Dance
Date: c.1930
Medium: mixed media
Julian Martinez San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM - United States (San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM - United States, 1897 - 1943)
c.1930
Julian Martinez
Artist: R.C. Gorman
Title: Earth Child State II
Date: 1979
Medium: lithograph on archival paper, number 67 in an edition of 75
Dimensions: Overall: 22 1/4 x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.2 cm)
R.C. Gorman (1932 - 2005)
1979
R.C. Gorman
Artist: R.C. Gorman
Title: Leila with Child
Date: 1978
Medium: lithograph on archival paper, number 6 in an edition of
Dimensions: Overall: 22 1/4 x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.2 cm)
R.C. Gorman (1932 - 2005)
1978
R.C. Gorman
Artist: Dwayne Wilcox
Title: Momma He’s Lazy
Date: 2010
Medium: crayon and Ink
Dimensions: sheet: 11 3/4 × 18 in. (29.8 × 45.7 cm)
Dwayne Wilcox United States - Lakota (Lakota)
Dwayne Wilcox is a contemporary Lakota artist using humor to comment on culture and cultural challenges. He grew up on the east side of the Pine Ridge Reservation. His family comes from the Eagle Nest District.

Dwayne attended the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee. In his own words “I never had any real art training other than being around a lot of talented traditional artists, most of all I always liked the humor of my friends and my family. I like to reflect on some of the stories told to me by friends and the political environment that may need to be adjusted to the native point of view, this is why I draw these images and show the viewers not from my culture, there is another point of view”.

When asked why he uses the lined paper and why use humor Dwayne responds with “Beads, cloth, paper… all of which had been introduced around the same time, and it was at a period when natives of the plains were losing their homeland to new conquerors and their refusal to give up the right to be free caused many to be imprisoned. Many of the earliest ledgers were done during incarceration. Like bead work, it has become a medium for a traditional style. In the Lakota tradition there is the Sacred Clown and in drawing can reflect that humor, I see that as part of the old values of traditional life ways.”
Dwayne currently lives in Rapid City, SD.

http://jwillis.net/artist-statement-dwayne-wilcox/
2010
Dwayne Wilcox
Artist: R.C. Gorman
Title: Pueblo Woman
Date: 1978
Medium: etching on archival paper, edition of 70
Dimensions: Overall: 18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
R.C. Gorman (1932 - 2005)
1978
R.C. Gorman
Artist: Dwayne Wilcox
Title: Soup de Jour
Date: 2010
Medium: crayon and Ink
Dimensions: sheet: 11 3/4 × 18 in. (29.8 × 45.7 cm)
Dwayne Wilcox United States - Lakota (Lakota)
Dwayne Wilcox is a contemporary Lakota artist using humor to comment on culture and cultural challenges. He grew up on the east side of the Pine Ridge Reservation. His family comes from the Eagle Nest District.

Dwayne attended the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee. In his own words “I never had any real art training other than being around a lot of talented traditional artists, most of all I always liked the humor of my friends and my family. I like to reflect on some of the stories told to me by friends and the political environment that may need to be adjusted to the native point of view, this is why I draw these images and show the viewers not from my culture, there is another point of view”.

When asked why he uses the lined paper and why use humor Dwayne responds with “Beads, cloth, paper… all of which had been introduced around the same time, and it was at a period when natives of the plains were losing their homeland to new conquerors and their refusal to give up the right to be free caused many to be imprisoned. Many of the earliest ledgers were done during incarceration. Like bead work, it has become a medium for a traditional style. In the Lakota tradition there is the Sacred Clown and in drawing can reflect that humor, I see that as part of the old values of traditional life ways.”
Dwayne currently lives in Rapid City, SD.

http://jwillis.net/artist-statement-dwayne-wilcox/
2010
Dwayne Wilcox
Artist: R.C. Gorman
Title: Sue Bah State II
Date: 1979
Medium: lithograph on archival paper, State II, number 24 in an edition of 5
Dimensions: Overall: 22 1/4 x 28 in. (56.5 x 71.1 cm)
R.C. Gorman (1932 - 2005)
1979
R.C. Gorman
Artist: R.C. Gorman
Title: Tonto Pot State I
Date: 1979
Medium: lithograph on archival paper, State I, number 5 in an edition of 5
Dimensions: Overall: 22 1/4 x 30 in. (56.5 x 76.2 cm)
R.C. Gorman (1932 - 2005)
1979
R.C. Gorman
Artist: R.C. Gorman
Title: Two Gossips
Date: 1979
Medium: etching on archival paper, edition of 7 Publisher Hand Graphics Impressions
Dimensions: Overall: 18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1 cm)
R.C. Gorman (1932 - 2005)
1979
R.C. Gorman
Artist: John Suazo
Title: Uncle Ralph
Date: 2006
Medium: egyptian limestone
Dimensions: Overall: 28 x 14 x 8 in. (71.1 x 35.6 x 20.3 cm)
John Suazo (c. 1951)
2006
John Suazo