The competitive spirit is not yet part of Navajo culture. Both artists used the canoe as a common image: for the first, it meant a metaphor for the spiritual journey, for the second the shamanic travel to his original homeland. Best Sellers. The work counteracts the stereotype that Native art lives in the past and lacks sophistication. Steve Henderson. Indians do not like a conclusion, even in an essay on art. Sacred Landscape Meditation.
Contemporary American Indian Art: Three Portraits of Native Artists without Masks
Featured Prints. Haut de page. Kseniia Bobchenko. Search Type Keywords. They expected traditional art, like basketry or pottery. Treaty of Traverse des Sioux. The third panel is composed of a group of artists who transcend traditional artistic and cultural Indian boundaries to combine multiple forms of mediums and styles in an exercise of self-expression that results in innovative artworks.