Major David Bradley Exhibition Coming to Plains Art Museum in Fargo

Press Release
For Immediate Release (January 2017)

Fargo, N.D. – Plains Art Museum in Fargo is pleased to announce an upcoming major exhibition by important contemporary Native American artist David Bradley. The exhibition, titled Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley, will be on display from January 25 – May 6, 2017.

Currently residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Bradley is a provocative Chippewa artist with Minnesota-roots; well known for his unique style, cultural critique, and wit. Bradley’s paintings and sculptures often utilize humor to address serious topics. His work can be unapologetically poignant, satirical or tragic; yet his depictions of the land, his family, and friends, tend to be heartwarming and gentle. Bradley’s style is also unmistakably his own, with compositions that resist focal points and invite viewers to wander the canvas. His inventions are seemingly chaotic narratives that combine the unlikely with the absurd, leaving us to ponder how all the elements are related, define each other, and are harmonious.

This exhibition has been organized by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, NM, and circulated by GuestCurator Traveling Exhibitions.

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Contact: Andy Maus, Museum Director / CEO,, 701.551.6123.