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 explores the art of forty contemporary Northwest Coast artists. It showcases a collection of over seventy pieces of contemporary art that are featured in a magnificent publication and investigates 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.

Guest curated by Ian M. Thom

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