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Richard William Hill

Remembering James Luna (1950–2018)

Remembering James Luna (1950–2018)

Luna’s Artifact Piece—where he turned his Indigenous body into a museum exhibit—was a 1980s breakthrough. But the power of his work doesn't end there.

The Catalogue Is Not the Exhibition

The Catalogue Is Not the Exhibition

Indigenous art exhibition catalogues are vital for research, writes Richard Hill—and they need to start entering the digital realm.

8 Texts on Indigenous Art That Put Things in Perspective

8 Texts on Indigenous Art That Put Things in Perspective

Richard William Hill rounds up must-read essays, books and critiques that shape how Indigenous art discourses have developed—and how they continue today.

Art by Indigenous Artists, or Art about Indigenous Issues?

Art by Indigenous Artists, or Art about Indigenous Issues?

Certain terms seem to function most powerfully when we elide their variety of definitions. “Indigenous art” is one of these.

3 Solo Exhibitions of Contemporary Indigenous Art That Delved Deeply

3 Solo Exhibitions of Contemporary Indigenous Art That Delved Deeply

Solo exhibitions can demonstrate the strength and depth of an artist’s work. Richard Hill discusses three such shows, which reward careful attention.

Are Conservative Approaches to Indigenous Art Working Against Us?

Are Conservative Approaches to Indigenous Art Working Against Us?

Despite claims to radically different curating approaches in Indigenous art, the usual canon-building method is common—especially at big museums.

9 Group Exhibitions That Defined Contemporary Indigenous Art

9 Group Exhibitions That Defined Contemporary Indigenous Art

Solo exhibitions are important, but it is often group shows that define artistic movements. Richard Hill picks nine that advanced ideas of Indigenous art.

On Charting My Indigenous Art Horoscope

On Charting My Indigenous Art Horoscope

Using Arthur Koestler’s idea of casting a “secular horoscope,” critic Richard Hill looks at Indigenous art from his birth year—and makes a few predictions.

Is There an Indigenous Way to Write about Indigenous Art?

Is There an Indigenous Way to Write about Indigenous Art?

Some say non-Indigenous ideas shouldn't be used in writings about Indigenous art. But Richard Hill says we need all available tools—and courage to use them.

10 Indigenous Artworks that Changed How We Imagine Ourselves

10 Indigenous Artworks that Changed How We Imagine Ourselves

Richard William Hill continues his explorations of 1980s and 1990s Indigenous art to outline 10 works that changed how we "imagine our place in the world."

Was Indigenous Art Better in the 1980s and Early ’90s?

Was Indigenous Art Better in the 1980s and Early ’90s?

Toeing the party line is often a safer choice—and safe choices lead to bad art. Richard William Hill wonders if artists were braver 30 years ago.