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
Object
painting
Medium
oil paint on canvas
Accession Number
2016.174
Credit Line
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum

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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
This object is currently on view
Known Provenance
Created by artist, 1972; Gifted from the artist to the Collection of Romona Scholder, Galisteo, NM, after 1972; Consigned (Larsen Gallery), Scottsdale, AZ, 28 March 2012; Acquired by Vicki and Kent Logan, Scottsdale, AZ, 30 March 2012; Gifted to the 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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