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Artwork copyright Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.

Homage to Chief Seattle Series IV/X, 1991

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

Location: Office of the Governor

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith created the "Homage to Chief Seattle Series" as part of the traveling exhibition Who We Are: Autobiographies in Art, organized by the Washington State Arts Commission. This lithograph honors the idea of human unity with nature, as expressed by Chief Sealth, "The air is precious to the red man, for all things share the same breath—the beast, the tree, the man, they all share the same breath...We are part of the earth and it is part of us".

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Who We Are: Autobiographies in Art Collection.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Work on paper - print

Work on paper - mixed media

Medium

Lithograph and collage on paper

Dimensions

30 in x 22 in

ID Number

WSAC1991.050.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Texas, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Office of the Governor

Artwork Location

Office of the Governor
Legislative Building, room 200F

WA. County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

State Agency

Address

Legislative Building
Olympia, WA 98504-0002

Geo. Coordinates

47.035777 | -122.904761

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