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Artwork copyright Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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Rescue, 2002

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
(American | Flathead Nation, born 1940)

Location: University of Washington, Seattle

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Painter and printmaker Jaune Quick-to-See Smith references Tonto and the Lone Ranger in Rescue to demonstrate polarizing beliefs and the struggle between Europeans and Native Americans.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University of Washington.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Renowned Native American painter Jaune Quick-to-see Smith draws connections between traditional art techniques and formal modernism. She was raised on the Flathead Nation in Montana. She received a BA in Art Education from Framingham State College in Massachusetts, and an MA in Art from the University of New Mexico. She has been awarded honorary degrees from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, University of New Mexico, and Salish Kootanai College in Pablo, Montana. Her artworks are represented in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Painting - paint on fabric

Medium

Acrylic on canvas

Dimensions

26 in x 20 in

ID Number

WSAC2003.046.000

Artist Location

Texas, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

University of Washington

Artwork Location

University of Washington
Gallagher Law Library

WA County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

UW Tower, T-12
Seattle, WA 98195

Geo. Coordinates

47.659460 | -122.310318

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