Exhibition Catalogue

Exhibition Catalogue

James Henderson: Wicite Owapi Wicasa, the man who paints the old men, documents the first thoroughly researched retrospective of works by the artist and is available for purchase at the Gallery Shop. The 223-page book, priced at $60, traces Henderson’s life and times, and is lavishly illustrated with the artist’s portraits and landscape paintings. Please direct all purchase inquiries to the Gallery Shop at (306) 975 7616.

Texts:

JAMES LANIGAN
Chronology of the Life, Career, Art, and Legacy of James Henderson

DAN RING
James Henderson: A Reflected Life

NEAL MCLEOD
Rethinking Indigenous History: James Henderson’s Paintings As Mnemonic Icons

LYNN ACOOSE
Qu’Appelle, circa 2009

LINDA MANY GUNS
SpiritWarriors of the High Plains

SHERRY FERRELL-RACETTE
Plains Cree Men’s Clothing (1895 – 1926)

SUSAN MCARTHUR
Profiles of Standing Buffalo, Tatanka Najin (1833–1871)

JAMES LANIGAN
Note on James Henderson’s materials and signatures

Publication credits & information:

Directed funding for the research, production, circulation of this exhibition and this book was provided by Museum Assistance Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage,  John M. and Ethelene Gareau, Calgary and PotashCorp. This support is gratefully acknowledged.

© Copyright Mendel Art Gallery, 2010. Essays © copyrighted to publisher and authors.

Editor: Fine Line Editing, Morna Greuel, Saskatoon

Design: Susan Chafe, Winnipeg, MB

Printer: Freisens, Altona MB

Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Henderson, James, 1871-1951
        James Henderson : wicite owapi wicasa / curators, Dan
Ring, Neal McLeod ; essays by Dan Ring … [et al.].

Catalogue of a travelling exhibition held first at the Mendel
        Art Gallery from Sept. 25, 2009 to Jan. 8, 2010.
Includes bibliographical references.
Text in English and French; includes some text in
        Blackfoot, Cree and Dakota.
ISBN 978-1-896359-70-0

        1. Henderson, James, 1871-1951–Exhibitions.  2. Indians of
North America–Canada–Folklore.  3. Indians in art.  I. Ring, Dan
II. McLeod, Neal  III. Mendel Art Gallery  IV. Title.

ND249.H45A4 2009                    759.11                      C2009-903973-7E