Native American art

Ekow Eshun on the power of Black figuration and his new London show

Plus, 100 years of the Surrealist manifesto and Tonita Peña’s Eagle Dance

Phillips's selling show of contemporary Indigenous art reflects surge in curatorial interest

Collectors’ enthusiastic response to 'New Terrains' exhibition is latest signal that the market is finally catching up

Archaeologists discover ancient Pueblo calendar and other petroglyphs in Colorado

The findings, by a team from Poland working inside Mesa Verde National Park, add to our understanding of the 13th-century Pueblan communities

Seattle man sentenced to two years of probation for selling fake Native American art

Lewis Anthony Rath had pleaded guilty to selling fake San Carlos Apache art at Seattle retail stores

Indigenous artists in the spotlight at this year’s Armory Show

The fair's Focus section, curated this year by Candice Hopkins, includes strong representation of Native American and First Nations artists

Washington State man sentenced to two years in prison for passing off more than $1m worth of fakes as Alaska Native art

He even hired Alaska Natives as clerks in his stores as part of the ruse, and will serve the longest sentence on record for violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act

Alaska souvenir store accused of selling artefacts falsely labelled as authentic ‘Native art’

The lawsuit comes amid a crackdown on sales of fake Native American artefacts

When Native American art merged with New York abstraction

A show on the early days of the Institute of American Indian Arts explores the fusing of Native American ancestral aesthetics with mainstream Modernist movements

Artist who falsely claimed Native American heritage sentenced to 18 months’ probation

The Seattle-based artist had pleaded guilty to violating the federal Indian Arts and Crafts Act

The mystic and the Modernist: Hilma af Klint and Piet Mondrian

We explore the Tate Modern exhibition. Plus, the Whitney's Jaune Quick-to-See Smith retrospective and a reconstructed Roman gateway in England

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Former museum aide sentenced for stealing Indigenous artefacts, including a grizzly bear necklace

Preston Jay Spotted Eagle has been sentenced to five years probation on charges of stealing government property from his former employer, the Museum of the Plains Indian on the Blackfoot reservation in Montana

Turkey-Syria earthquake: the race to save damaged heritage sites

Plus, Alice Neel's largest UK show and a dazzling turn-of-the-century blanket

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Princeton University Art Museum acquires historic, record-breaking Native American basket

The large, woven basket by the the Mono Lake Paiute artist Wutoni won first prize at a 1929 competition and, in 2005, set an auction record for a Native American basket

US National Gallery of Art acquires major work by overlooked Native American Abstract Expressionist

The untitled 1961 painting, by Chippewa artist George Morrison, is the first by a Native American member of the New York School movement in the NGA’s collection

How the Alaskan capital of Juneau is becoming a hub for Native art

In the state’s capital, a new arts campus signals the growing ambitions of a rich but long-overlooked creative community

‘We are stepping out and owning the space’: Santa Fe Indian Market’s centennial comes at a pivotal moment for Indigenous artists

The Southwest Association of American Indian Art is laying critical groundwork to serve Native and Indigenous artists now and into the 22nd century

Chippewa Abstract Expressionist artist George Morrison honoured with new set of US stamps

Morrison, whose work remained rooted in the landscape even as it evolved from figurative to quasi-Fauvist to Abstract Expressionist, was a pioneering figure in Native American modernism

Native American activists call for return of artefacts from Scotland

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow acquired moccasins, a necklace and a child’s bonnet after the Wounded Knee Massacre

'Jack found a rocking chair for me and we talked about his baby ducks for 45 minutes': rising sculptor Rose B. Simpson joins Jack Shainman Gallery

The signing of the artist, who will continue to be represented by Jessica Silverman in San Francisco, comes at a time of increasing—and overdue—recognition of Indigenous artists within the US art world