|Carl Beam, Summa, 2002, photo-emulsion on canvas,
274 x 213.2 cm. Collection of Ann Beam.
Photo copyright Harquail Photography
Within the National Museum of the American Indian at
A beautiful retrospective. it is a must-see for those who love art, social justice, and/or expression. It is on view now through April 15, 2012. Since it is being shown at a Smithsonian Museum, the exhibit is FREE! A wonderful bonus to see the exhibit!
The exhibit includes showcases some of the breadth of his work and includes: large-scale paintings, multimedia, ceramics, video, and sculpture. All bursting with color and the message that we all are connected to one another. Through the message is the constant questioning of colonialism and the effects of Western contemporary culture along with his use of Anishinaabek traditions.