Native Arts of the Northwest Coast: The Paul & Joan Gluck Collection
February 23, 2008 - June 1, 2008
This exhibition is the first public display of the Paul & Joan Gluck Collection of Native arts from the Northwest Coast. Over the past 20 years, the Miami-based Glucks have assembled more than 200 art pieces to create one of the finest private Northwest Coast collections in the world.
Pieces range from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries and include totem poles, ritual masks, pipes, drums, rattles, jewelry, blankets, baskets, bowls and fishing hooks.
Among the many prominent artists featured are Henry Hunt (Kwakwaka’wakw), Mary Ebbets Hunt (Tlingit), Dempsey Bob (Tlingit), Bill Reid (Haida), Robert Davidson (Haida), Stan Wamiss (Kwakwaka’wakw) and Terry Starr (Tsimshian).