Thursday, October 27, 2016

Newly reinstalled galleries showcase Newark Museum's holdings of Native American art

Jeffrey Gibson, Come Alive! (I Feel Love), 2016. Acrylic felt, rawhide, wood, glass beads, stone arrowheads, steel wire, assorted beads, tin and copper jingles, artificial sinew, acrylic paint, druzy quartz crystal, steel and brass studs, 66.25 x 28 x 15 in. Collection of the Newark Museum, 2016. Image Courtesy Jeffrey Gibson Studio. Photograph © Peter Mauney.
NEWARK, NJ.- This fall, the Newark Museum unveiled its newly redesigned Native American galleries. Featuring more than 200 objects from throughout the United States and Canada, Native Artists of North America presents a fully reinterpreted selection of works from the Museum’s permanent collection, dating from the early 19th century to the present, including many objects never before exhibited. This long-term installation opened to the public on October 22, 2016. [link]