Memory and Imagination: The Legacy of Maidu Indian Artist Frank Day
February 15, 1998–May 8, 1998
New York, NY
This exhibition features forty-nine paintings and drawings by Maidu artist Frank Day (1902–76), a self-taught painter from California. Organized by the Oakland Museum of California, Memory and Imagination explores Day's life, art, and legacy through historical photographs, Maidu artifacts, autobiographical paintings, selected personal items, as well as through works by three living Maidu artists—Dal Castro, Harry Fonseca, and Judith Lowry.