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"Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist"

October 29, 2015

A new exhibition at the national Museum of the American Indian is the first major retrospective of one of the world's most celebrated artists of Native American ancestry.

Related photos: 

Kay WalkingStick: A Sensual Suggestion

Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), A Sensual Suggestion, 1974.
Acrylic on canvas, 42 x 48 in. Collection of the artist.
Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC.

Kay WalkingStick: Chief Joseph Series

National Museum of the American Indian

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Chief Joseph series, 1974–76.

Acrylic, ink, and wax on canvas, 20 x 15 in. each. (27 panels of a 36-panel series).

National Museum of the American Indian

Kay WalkingStick: Eternal Chaos / Eternal Calm

Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Eternal Chaos / Eternal Calm, 1993.
Acrylic on canvas, 20.5 x 41 in. Collection of the artist.
Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC.

Kay WalkingStick: Farewell to the Smokies

Photo courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Farewell to the Smokies, 2007.
Oil on wood panel, 36 x 72 x 1 in.
Denver Art Museum: William, Sr., and Dorothy Harmsen Collection.
Photo courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

Kay WalkingStick: Gioioso, Variation II

Courtesy of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Gioioso, Variation II, 2001. Oil and gold leaf on wood panel, 32 x 64 in. Courtesy of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis.

Kay WalkingStick: Me and My Neon Box

Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Me and My Neon Box, 1971.

Acrylic on canvas, 54 x 60 in. Collection of the artist.

Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC

Kay WalkingStick: New Mexico Desert

National Museum of the American Indian

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), New Mexico Desert, 2011.

Oil on wood panel, 40 x 80 x 2 in. Purchased through a special gift from the Louise Ann Williams Endowment, 2013.

National Museum of the American Indian 

Kay WalkingStick: Night/ᎤᎡᎢ (Usvi)

Courtesy Montclair Art Museum

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Night/ᎤᎡᎢ (Usvi), 1991. Oil, acrylic, wax, and copper on canvas, 36.25 x 72.25 x 2 in. Montclair Art Museum, purchased with funds provided by Alberta Stout

Kay WalkingStick: Over Lolo Pass

Becket Logan

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Over Lolo Pass, 2003.
Charcoal, gouache, and encaustic on paper, 25 x 50 in. Collection of the artist, courtesy of June Kelly Gallery.
Photo by Becket Logan

Kay WalkingStick: Venere Alpina

Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC

Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, b. 1935), Venere Alpina, 1997. Oil on canvas (left), steel mesh over acrylic, wax, and plastic stones (right), 32 x 64 in. Collection of the artist. Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Fine Art through Photography, LLC.


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