Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne/Arapaho, b. 1954) is the creator of some of the earliest and most memorable Native American conceptual art. Drawing on language and history, his public art installations, paintings, prints, and drawings explore the often-contested relationship between non-Indian historical accounts and Native memory. In this book, which grew out of the museum's sponsorship of Heap of ...
Paperback: 95 pages
Publisher: National Museum of American Indian (October 1, 2008)
Package Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.6 x 0.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 4521733
Format: PDF ePub Text TXT fb2 book
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t Serene Republics at the 2007 Venice Biennale, influential writer Lucy Lippard approaches the artist's work from an activist's perspective. She is joined by art critic Jean Fisher, who provides a critical overview of Heap of Birds's contributions from the 1980s to today, and co-curators and editors Ash-Milby and Lowe, writing on the Biennale exhibition. An original DVD bound into the book features conversations with the artist and footage of his work in Venice.