Despite the relocation of Stanford’s Art and Art History Department to the McMurtry Building in 2015, access to popular art courses and exhibition spaces remains limited for students. In response, the department plans to increase course offerings, but must continue to prioritize exhibition spaces for students within the department.
Cantor Arts Center recently unveiled a new art installation made up of 12 drawings by Native American artist, Red Horse, which depict the infamous battle of Little Bighorn.
At first glance, the life-sized photograph suggests that the woman in the painting is modeled after the woman seated next to the painting, and further inspection only supports this conclusion. The similarities are uncanny: same white shirt, same periwinkle coat, same cropped, copper-colored hair. Even their facial structures seem to correlate.