Siksika nation artist Adrian Stimson, also known by his Blackfoot name Little Brown Boy Heavy Shield, stands next to his piece, Event Three, as it is unveiled at the British Museum in London.

British Museum to show work of First Nations artist from Alberta

Siksika nation artist Adrian Stimson, also known by his Blackfoot name Little Brown Boy Heavy Shield, stands next to his piece, Event Three, as it is unveiled at the British Museum in London.

Buffalo Boy is a key fixture in Adrian Stimson's performance art and a regular at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada. The character is constantly shifting identities — from Pow Wow dancer to shaman to gay cowboy.

Alberta's gender-bending 'Buffalo Boy' sells bison painting to British Museum

Alberta Indigenous artist, Adrian Stimson sold one of his contemporary paintings to the British Museum.  Event II, was acquired by the museum's extensive Blackfoot collection last year, but is not yet on display

Alberta Indigenous artist, Adrian Stimson sold one of his contemporary paintings to the British Museum. Event II, was acquired by the museum's extensive Blackfoot collection last year, but is not yet on display

grunt gallery |   Holding Our Breath | Adrian Stimson

Check out one of our featured artists Adrian Stimson; an video interview with him on his previous work.

Adrian Stimson

The interdisciplinary work of Adrian Stimson is by turns playful and gut-wrenching, acting as testimony to the treatment of indigenous peoples in Canada.

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Holding Our Breath

Event Two

Alberta Indigenous artist, Adrian Stimson sold one of his contemporary paintings to the British Museum. Event II, was acquired by the museum's extensive Blackfoot collection last year, but is not yet on display


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