Feb. 12, 2016
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Appropriate This!

Seven Native American artists confront stereotypes head-on

Features While most fashion and pop culture trends in the digital age are quick to die out, that of appropriating elements historically associated with Native American culture seems to be holding strong.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Frank Buffalo Hyde

Arts Valve Onondaga/Nez Perce artist Frank Buffalo Hyde (b. 1974) sees Hollywood and the fashion industry’s attempts at appropriation and raises them.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Meryl McMaster

Arts Valve A Plains Cree member of the Siksika Nation who is also of European descent, the 27-year-old explored the topic of identity early on, along with perception, memory and myth.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Santiago X

Arts Valve A couple of years back, I became familiar with the art of Santiago X, which can best be described as equal parts transgressive and tongue-in-cheek.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Teri Greeves

Arts Valve Stackable plastic drawers filled with her “stash”—beads in every hue known to man—dominate the studio of Teri Greeves (b. 1970).

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Jaque Fragua

Arts Valve “Jaque is passionate and can express his aims with his mural far better than I could,” Shepard Fairey says of one of Jaque Fragua’s monumental pieces.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Shan Goshorn

Arts Valve “Meticulous” doesn’t even begin to describe the work of Shan Goshorn (b. 1957). Rooted in advocacy, education and activism, the Eastern Band of Cherokee artist’s double-woven works tell a complex story ...

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Steven Paul Judd

Arts Valve Specializing in pieces “for Indians to have, and that gets white people to think,” Kiowa/Choctaw artist Steven Paul Judd draws from the lack of mainstream Native American culture during his childhood and re...

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Rocky Road?

Every day I’m trufflin’

Picks Hey you guuuys, you want to hear something that’ll make you feel really old? Last June, The Goonies marked its 30th anniversary.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Enrique Limón

3 Questions

with Ethan Bach

3 Questions In Bodhi Life: A Transgender New Media Artist’s Digital Memoir, Ethan Bach, who splits his time between Santa Fe and Denver, explores his own identity in the form of a digital chronicle some 30 years in the m...

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