Wing

Truman Lowe, American / Ho-Chunk, born 1944, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago), Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

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1995

Corkscrew willow branch, handmade paper with watermarks, cotton fiber abaca, sisal, flax

2/9

Overall: 25 × 77 in. (63.5 × 195.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

2008.41.3

Publisher

Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Sculpture

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Course History

SART 76, Senior Seminar I, Brenda Garand, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

“My work is an aesthetic examination of my immediate environment, and of earlier people who lived in this region and created objects and stories reflective of their time. It involves patterns taken from nature, and forms built from materials taken from the environment. Wing is a cast paper piece. All of the materials used are taken from wood. I felt that using cast paper as a medium was justified in that I was staying with tradition but using fiber in its present-day form.” Truman Lowe, artist

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 61 and p. 173, no. 145.

Provenance

The Judith K. and David J. Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey; sold to present collection, 2008.

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