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