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An art exhibition and book give glimpses into the lives that once filled a now abandoned Oklahoma town

An art exhibition and book give glimpses into the lives that once filled a now abandoned Oklahoma town

Pincher, Okalhoma: Catastrophe, Memory, and Trauma runs through Sept. 10 at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.

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Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art shows off its print holdings in The Cultivated Connoisseur

The bequest came from former director Eric Lee, who requested the prints from Creighton Gilbert, his former teacher.

Cheyenne Lee Pocowatchit, Citizen of Comanche Nation and Affiliated Cheyenne, Nationally Recognized Fancy Dancer (Will Wilson / provided)

Fred Jones Museum, Oklahoma tribes collaborate on PHOTO/SYNTHESIS

“I believe that what [Wilson] does in creating those images is he gives authorship, which is a very generous act for an artist to do for the people who are being represented by those images,” ahtone said.

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Picturing Indian Territory, 1819-1907 exhibit gives museum guests a look at Oklahoma before statehood

The exhibit is open through Dec. 30 at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.

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Cover Story: Fred Jones Museum’s Visage exhibit explores unspoken meaning in portraiture

Photographic portraiture comes hand in hand with a deceptive sense of reality. It is easy to understand how a painted portrait could be interpreted, how a commissioned artist might depict a wealthy dignitary without his double chin or with an enhanced, confident gleam in his eye. The truth is many photographic portraits are no more

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Massive art donation establishes Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art as premier venue for contemporary Native American art

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s compilation of contemporary Native American art was donated by Arizona attorney and art collector James T. Bialac.

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