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Oct 22, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
"Contested Territory: Segesser II and Plains Indian Narrative Painting"
Lecture by Gaylord Torrence, Senior Curator of American Indian Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

New Mexico History Museum

Inspired by European battle tapestries, a group of unknown artists created the museum’s monumental Segeser II painting. How does this work differ from Plains Indian battle paintings of the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries? What can we learn from the various forms? 





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