|Image Courtesy of Fritz Scholder, |
and the Academy of Achievement.
The Academy of Achievement has an informative and interesting interview with Native American artist Fritz Scholder, a leader in the New American Indian Art Movement. The National Museum of the American Indian has produced a film Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian which received the Gold Medal of the American Association of Museums in 2009 which can be viewed online here.
"Today, in our society, everyone has to contend with the media, in which they like to immediately pigeonhole you and say, "This is an expressionist, this is this type of artist, or dancer, or whatever. It's a constant fight. All artists have to fight against what they become known for."