Art

A Seattle tattoo artist turns to essential work: transporting the dead
A Seattle tattoo artist turns to essential work: transporting the dead
After her shop closed, Jessica Henry found a way to be of service during the pandemic helping others with life’s passing.
‘Love and Fury’ documents Indigenous artists at the vanguard
‘Love and Fury’ documents Indigenous artists at the vanguard
Sterlin Harjo’s latest film is a fascinating glimpse inside the minds of various Indigenous artists around the nation.
‘Being in the middle of a story is a really hard place’
‘Being in the middle of a story is a really hard place’
Rebecca Solnit on disasters, hope and the chance to reshape the future.
A modern movement in tribal building design
A modern movement in tribal building design
Review of “New Architecture on Indigenous Lands,” by Joy Monice Malnar and Frank Vodvarka
Aerial photos of drilling at Pawnee grassland
Aerial photos of drilling at Pawnee grassland
Oil and gas development has been ongoing for decades in northeastern Colorado.
Photographs of New Mexicans spanning 20 years
Photographs of New Mexicans spanning 20 years
Review of “Taos Portraits: Photos by Paul O’Connor.”
Contemporary photographs of 19th century art
Contemporary photographs of 19th century art
Review of "Karl Bodmer's America Revisited" by Robert Lindholm.
In the footsteps of a roving genius
In the footsteps of a roving genius
Photographs and an interview from high peaks of the Alaska Range.
Speaking art to power
Speaking art to power
Review of ‘Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics, and And Art in the Changing West’ by Lucy R. Lippard
Review of “The Color of Being Born” by Michael Cadieux
Review of “The Color of Being Born” by Michael Cadieux
Paintings that depict the precarious relationship between humankind and the natural world.
Michelle Huneven writes about place, addiction and love
Michelle Huneven writes about place, addiction and love
This California author examines lost years and life in the mountains.
A painter and writer uses her art to overcome trauma
A painter and writer uses her art to overcome trauma
Author profile of Japanese-American Lily Havey.
Encouraging more ‘nerds of color’
Encouraging more ‘nerds of color’
A conversation with L.A. writer Jervey Tervalon.
But wait, there’s more
But wait, there’s more
Lit-touring in California and beyond.
Fracking Georgia O'Keeffe Country
Fracking Georgia O'Keeffe Country
Drill rigs pop up near Navajo communities, Chaco Canyon and the iconic Black Place.
Tainted Revelations: The Art of Bill Ohrmann by Joe Ashbrook Nickell
Tainted Revelations: The Art of Bill Ohrmann by Joe Ashbrook Nickell
Paintings of riotous natural beauty and horrific destruction.
Look, Ma – a real Indian!
Look, Ma – a real Indian!
A performance artist tackles stereotypes of Native Americans in public.
International Car Forest of the Last Church
International Car Forest of the Last Church
For a strange trip, check out Nevada’s otherworldly Stonehenge of wildly painted abandoned vehicles.
How to save your town from the interstate
How to save your town from the interstate
Arts tourism revives a reservation border town.
Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art: 1775-2012
Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art: 1775-2012
Artwork curated by Barbara C. Matilsky shows a changing landscape.
The legend behind Salvation Mountain
The legend behind Salvation Mountain
Artist Leonard Knight dies at 82.
The first comic book with an all-Native American superhero team returns
The first comic book with an all-Native American superhero team returns
Conversation with Jon Proudstar about the return of his comic book series, 'Tribal Force.'
Art and the atomic age
Art and the atomic age
Radioactive disposal sites and other residuals of the bomb era.
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