Artist of the moment…….Harrison Begay

 

Harrison Begay was one of most world renown Native American artists of all time. Harrison Begay was born in White Cone, Arizona in the year 1917. Begay painted many scenes of the typical Native American lifestyle including dancing, creating blankets, and cooking. Begay was a prolific artist producing many prints and silkscreens.

As a youngster he was a sheep herder.

For his artistic education Begay attended the Sante Fe Indian School.

The artist was able to live from his artwork from 1947 to his death in 2012.

Begay  worked with watercolor and gouache on board for more works.

Harrison Begay is part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City.

Price range information: Works range from $400 to $4,000.

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