First American Art Magazine No. 22, Spring 2019 - Page 4

Art Art of of Native Native America America THE THE CHARLES CHARLES AND AND VALERIE VALERIE DIKER DIKER COLLECTION COLLECTION Highlighting Highlighting masterworks masterworks from from Indigenous Indigenous cultures cultures across across North North America, America, this this landmark landmark exhibition exhibition is is the the first first to to feature feature Native Native American American art art in in The The Metropolitan Metropolitan Museum Museum of of Art’s Art’s American American Wing. Wing. These These superb superb objects objects include include sculpture sculpture from from British British Columbia Columbia and and Alaska, Alaska, California California baskets, baskets, pottery pottery from from southwestern southwestern pueblos, pueblos, Plains Plains drawings drawings and and regalia, regalia, and and rare rare accessories accessories from from the the eastern eastern Woodlands. Woodlands. metmuseum.org metmuseum.org Now Now on on view view #ArtofNativeAmerica #ArtofNativeAmerica C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C The The exhibition exhibition is made is made possible possible by The by The Peter Peter Jay Jay Sharp Sharp Foundation, Foundation, the the Diane Diane W. and W. and James James E. Burke E. Burke Fund, Fund, the the Enterprise Enterprise Holdings Holdings Endowment, Endowment, and and the the Walton Walton Family Family Foundation. Foundation. Tsimshian Tsimshian artis, artis, Headdress Headdress frontlet frontlet (detail), (detail), British British Columbia, Columbia, ca. 1820–40. ca. 1820–40. The Metropolitan The Metropolitan Museum Museum of Art, of The Art, Charles The Charles and Valerie and Valerie Diker Diker Collection Collection of Native of Native American American Art, Art, Promised Promised Gift of Gift Charles of Charles and Valerie and Valerie Diker. Diker.