Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast 2009-2010

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection : Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada : 2009
The Olympic Museum : Lausanne, Switzerland : 2010

 

"Art of the Northwest Coast has re-emerged in the twenty-first century. Challenging Traditions: Contemporary First Nations Art of the Northwest Coast exhibition explored the art of 40 contemporary Northwest Coast artists. It showcased a collection of over 70 pieces of contemporary art that are featured in a magnificent publication and investigated how artists are drawing inspiration from history and grappling with the challenges of interpreting traditional design and transforming it into modern-day Northwest Coast art."

Ian M. Thom, Guest Curator

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