September 8, 2022 | artnews.com
Dave Kimelberg, a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians, made a splash in 2020, when he opened K Art, which is now among the few commercial galleries in the U.S. owned by an Indigenous person. In its debut at the Armory Show, the gallery demonstrated that it is definitely worth watching. Its offerings include pieces by Erin Gingrich (Koyukon Athabaskan, Inupiaq), whose handsome wall-hung sculptures are delicately strung through with strings of glass beads, and G. Peter Jemison (Seneca), a recent star of MoMA PS1’s Greater New York quinquennial. Native Nations Sovereign (2019), a painting by Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne and Arapaho) that features the names of cities throughout the U.S. and the names of Indigenous nations, presides over the booth.
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