Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Bunky Echo-Hawk
    born 1975
    born: Toppenish, Washington, United States ; active: United States
  • Homecoming, 2011
  • Where object was made: United States
  • acrylic, canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 122 x 155.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 48 1/16 x 60 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Stewart Gallery, 406, E3
  • 2011.0155
Label Text

Horizontal orientation, blue sky background, red hills with grain silo in middle ground, ochre foreground. Torn, historic American flag dominant in left half of composition. Partial human figure with floating severed head located in lower right quadrant. Male, front facing, upper torso visible wearing blue jacket with gold buttons, medal "LIBERTY 1868" around neck. Open mouth, braids and mohawk hairstyle, earrings in left proper ear.