Place and Space in Native American Art

Philbrook Downtown
May 15, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

Indigenous people of North America have deep and complex connections to place. Aspects of these multifaceted relationships are depicted by Native artists in various styles from realistic to abstract as they illustrate the natural and cultural landscape of their homelands.

Whether representing traditional territories or newer settlements caused by forced migrations, these paintings and prints provide insights into how Native people see their ongoing interactions with the land they inhabit, revealing the beauty, drama, or simple visual pleasure the artists find in their surroundings.