5th Annual United Tribes Indian Art Expo, 1993, Framed Poster

Bidding Supports: National Buffalo Museum (JAMESTOWN, ND)

Item Number
758
Value:
$3,500 USD
Online Close:
Dec 4, 2023 11:59 PM CST  –  Bid Extension

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Description

Advertisement for the 5th Annual United Tribes Indian Art Expo in Bismarck, North Dakota, 1993.

Artwork by Virgil Marchand.

Artwork features Native Americans on horseback hunting bison.

Wood frame with glass panel.

35'' x 23'' x 1''

Condition: Excellent

Donated by Tom Cole in Memory of Nadine Cole

More about this piece: 

This piece is a promotional poster for an event titled "United States Postal Service Art Expo." The artwork featured in the poster is a dynamic scene of cowboys on horseback herding a group of bison across the plains.

The painting is done in a style that conveys movement and action, with dust clouds rising from the ground as the bison charge forward, suggesting the energy and chaos of a stampede. The cowboys are depicted in mid-motion, adding to the sense of urgency and activity in the scene.

The colors are warm and earthy, typical of Western-themed art, with the sky taking on a soft, dawn or dusk light that gives the scene a dramatic backdrop. The text on the poster is overlaid at the top and bottom, providing information about the event the poster is advertising, which includes the involvement of the United States Postal Service.

This piece is sure to be a wonderful addition to any poster collectors' collection!

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