From Dreams May We Learn
Paintings and Drawings by Rabbett Before Horses
For Immediate Release
WHAT: From Dreams May We Learn: Paintings and Drawings by Rabbett Before Horses
WHERE: Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth
WHEN: November 20, 2007 – February 24, 2008
Special Event: Tuesday, November 20, 6pm
Opening reception and Gallery Talk
The Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, is proud to present a major exhibition of the paintings of Rabbet Before Horses, a masterful figurative painter whose works narrate elements of Ojibwe mythology and creation stories, seen through the lens of the artist’s dreams. The exhibition is scheduled for November 20, 2007 – February 24, 2008, and will consist of 6-8 mural sized paintings and 10-12 smaller-scale paintings and drawings.
Exhibition Catalog: From Dreams May We Learn: Paintings and Drawings by Rabbett Before Horses
Bloom, Ken et al
Duluth, Minnesota: University of Minnesota, 2007. Softcover. Color illus. wraps; 51 pp.; 25 color and bw plates. VG. Item #109368
The Tweed Museum of Art published a 52-page illustrated book on Rabbett's paintings, with texts on the paintings by Jean Buffalo, former Tribal Chairperson and Tribal Judge for the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The book's main essay is written by David Treuer, an Ojibwe author from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The book also contains an introduction and interview by Tweed Museum of Art Director Ken Bloom. The book is available through the museum store and other suppliers.