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New Exhibit Shows Off Contemporary American Indian Art

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown March 10th, 2014 Last Updated on: March 10th, 2014

Now don't get too excited, this punching bag is not for sale. It's a part of a new exhibit at The Nerman Museum in Overland Park, Kansas. Huffington Post recently ran a story showing off 11 of the 55 works that were chosen for the new exhibit, which runs now through May 18, 2014.

Jeffrey Gibson (Cherokee/Choctaw), American Girl, 2013, Found punching bag, wool blanket, glass beads, steel studs, artificial sinew, tin jingles and chain, 43 x 16 x 16", Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013.45, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, Gift of the H Tony and Marti Oppenheimer Foundation

Jeffrey Gibson (Cherokee/Choctaw), American Girl, 2013, Found punching bag, wool blanket, glass beads, steel studs, artificial sinew, tin jingles and chain, 43 x 16 x 16″, Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013.45, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, Gift of the H Tony and Marti Oppenheimer Foundation

Clinton Work (Kwakwaka'wakw), Clamming Bucket, 2014, Polyurethane bucket with cedar bark, felt and plastic buttons, 14 x 12 x 12", Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 2014.11, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Clinton Work (Kwakwaka'wakw), Clamming Bucket, 2014, Polyurethane bucket with cedar bark, felt and plastic buttons, 14 x 12 x 12″, Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 2014.11, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Check out more of the preview at Huffington Post. For more information on the exhibit please visit Johnson County Community College website.


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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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