Peter Hassrick, former director of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center and the Denver Art Museum’s Petrie Institute of Western American Art, will discuss the way American Indians have been represented by artists.
The talk at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts is in conjunction with the exhibition Bierstadt to Warhol: American Indians in the West that will close Aug. 11. The exhibit includes more than 100 paintings, sculptures and works on paper.
Hassrick, above in native dress, will focus on the work the Taos Society of Artists, particularly German-trained painter E. Martin Hennings, whose work is featured in the show. If you haven't seen the show yet, the Bierstadt to Warhol galleries will be open for viewing before the talk, which is free.
When: 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday (July 30).
Where: UMFA on the University of Utah, 410 Campus Center Drive.