This exhibit remembers and shares the talent, perspective and legacy of the late Harry Fonseca (Maidu/Nisenan, Portuguese, Hawaiian, 1946–2006). One of the most beloved and revered contemporary Native artists of our time, Fonseca is known for the versatility and experimentation of his work. His retrospective exhibition, Harry Fonseca: The Art of Living, explores histories of Native peoples, of painting and the humanity of a life well lived.
Ongoing Exhibition - Ends Jan 2019
National Museum of the American Indian - New York, NY
Nov 10, 2017 - Jan 6, 2019
Image: Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit, b. 1979), Tsu Heidei Shugaxtutaan (We will again open this container of wisdom that has been left in our care), 1 and 2 (video still), 2006. Digital video projection with sound. Courtesy of the artist.