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Kay WalkingStick Symposium 03 - Jessica Horton
The symposium Seizing the Sky: Redefining American Art commemorates the opening of the major retrospective Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist, on view at the National Museum of the American Indian through September 18, 2016. In celebrating the work of Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee), the symposium and exhibition offer a fresh perspective on American art. In this segment, Jessica Horton, University of Delaware, speaks on "Love to Marsden." Jessica L. Horton is an assistant professor of art history at the University of Delaware, specializing in modern and contemporary art and indigenous issues. She holds a PhD in Visual and Cultural Studies from the University of Rochester. Her research has received support from the Getty Research Institute, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Social Science Research Council. Her essays have appeared in the journals Parkett, American Art, Third Text, and Journal of Transnational American Studies, and in the exhibition catalogue Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art (2012). Her book, Places to Stand: Native American Modernisms on an Undivided Earth, which includes a chapter on Kay WalkingStick’s work, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. The symposium was webcast live and recorded at the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian on November 5, 2015.
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