Massacre in America: Wounded Knee

Massacre in America: Wounded Knee

1972
Artist
Fritz Scholder, Luiseño, American, 1937-2005
Born: Breckenridge, MN
Work Locations: Santa Fe, NM, Scottsdale, AZ
Culture
Luiseño
painting
oil paint on canvas
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum
2016.174

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This object is currently on view
Dimensions
frame height: 73 3/8 in, 186.3725 cm; frame width: 70 5/16 in, 178.5938 cm; frame depth: 2 1/8 in, 5.3975 cm; height: 71 in, 180.3400 cm; width: 68 in, 172.7200 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Indigenous Arts of North America
Known Provenance
Larsen Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, about 2012; purchased by Vicki and Kent Logan, Scottsdale, AZ, 2012; gifted to Denver Art Museum, 2016
Exhibition History
  • "Fritz Scholder: Paintings and Lithographs"—Luther College, Decorah, IA, 11/1/1972 - 11/26/1972
  • Cedar Rapids Art Center, 12/7/1972 - 1/7/1973
  • Dubuque Art Association, Dubuque, Iowa, 4/16/1973-May/1973 - Circulated by the Cedar Rapids Art Center
  • Sheldon Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1/22/1973-2/18/1973
  • Albrecht Gallery, St. Joseph, Missouri, 3/5/1973 - 4/1/1973
  • “Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967-1980”—Denver Art Museum, 10/4/2015 - 1/17/2016
  • Phoenix Art Museum, 2/27/2016 - 6/5/2016
  • Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 6/23/2016 - 9/18/2016
  • “Stampede: Animals in Art” — Denver Art Museum, 9/10/2017

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