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Touchstones exhibit expands perception of Canadian aboriginal art – Nelson Star
by ahnationtalk onJune 7, 201923 Views
Beyond Recognition: Aboriginal Abstractions runs June 7 to Aug. 11
Jun. 7, 2019
Touchstones Nelson brings Beyond Recognition: Aboriginal Abstractions to Nelson this summer, an exhibition that adds another chapter to the story of Indigenous art in the Pacific Northwest and across the country.
The art showcased in Beyond Recognition was created by 11 artists past and present, from across the country and spanning decades. Bob Boyer, Benjamin Chee Chee, Robert Houle, Alex Janvier, Katia KaK’wa Kurtness, Ann McLean, Kimowan Metchewais, Susan Point, Rick Rivet, Helen Wassegijig and Linus Woods are renowned, artists using the canvas to open dialogue and contribute to the evolving idea of Aboriginal art in North America.