Dolores Purdy: Wind War­riors 2017, con­tem­po­rary ledger draw­ing

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Morn­ing Star Gallery, 513 Canyon Road, 505-982-8187 New ledger art by Dolores Purdy, an artist of Caddo and Win­nebago her­itage, goes on ex­hibit at Morn­ing Star start­ing Fri­day, Aug. 4 (there is no re­cep­tion). Ledger art de­vel­oped from hide paint­ing and flour­ished in the sec­ond half of the 19th cen­tury and early 20th cen­tury. It in­flu­enced Na­tive paint­ing styles in the decades since then and was re­vived in the 1960s. Purdy, a rec­og­nized ex­pert in ledger art, cre­ates works that stand out for their vi­brant col­ors and her use of fe­male fig­ures and con­tem­po­rary sub­ject mat­ter.Pur­dy­hasa­booth at the up­com­ing In­dian Mar­ket (booth 271 PAL).

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