From My Point of View - An Artist's Perspective on Allan Houser

Event Details

Date: March 07, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Location: Gallery 18

Cost: Free with admission

Contact: Gilcrease Museum 918-596-2700

Description

Tony Tiger, artist and director of art at Bacone College, will discuss the work of sculptor Allan Houser and how it fits into the contemporary Native American art ethos. Houser used a variety of stones, differing marbles, limestone, alabasters, and others from around the world, to create the contrasting textures of coarse and smooth surfaces for which he is known. His work is informed by Chiricahua Apache history and family stories told by his father, Sam Haozous. Tiger uses paint, photographs, and three-dimensional materials to investigate and expound on the human experience. Subject matter and content of his work are taken from his personal beliefs, faith and culture as well as history, social observation and interaction.

From My Point of View is an informal presentation and audience participation is welcome. Bring a sack lunch to eat while you learn! (Note: Food/Drinks carried through the museum must be in closed containers.)

Free and open to the public with paid museum admission.