Saturday, January 07, 2017

Kent Monkman: Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry who works with a variety of mediums, including painting, film/video, performance, and installation. His work approaches the sad and violent chronicle of colonization with an interesting twist on cultural appropriation.


The Daddies. 2016. 60”x 112.5”, acrylic on canvas.

Le Petit dejuner sur l’herbe. 2014 84” x 126”, acrylic on canvas.

Seeing Red. 2014. 84” x 126”, acrylic on canvas.

His exhibition called Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience opens later this month at the University of Toronto Art Museum.

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