Object photography

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Object description

  • David Bradley (White Earth Ojibwe, birth 1954)
  • Indian Market La Fonda, 2002
  • Acrylic on canvas
  • Minnesota, United States (Lives and works in American Southwest)
  • H: 36 1/8 in, W: 52 1/8 in, D: 1 3/8 in (H: 91.8 cm, W: 132.4 cm, D: 3.5 cm)
  • Gift of James and Margie Krebs, 2008
  • E303936
  • Depicts annual Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Offers humorous take on consumption of Native art and culture

Here, David Bradley imagines a scene from Santa Fe's annual Indian Market, the prestigious two-day art show held every August. In his playful view, the crowd includes a boy wearing a play headdress, a blue-ribbon-winning artist posing with her patron, and actor Clint Eastwood.