Many Western artists have been attracted to this period of American history because of its confluence of diverse cultures. This exhibition explored how contemporary artists have illustrated the lives, friendships, and clashes between cultures as they interacted with one another, and the various ways peoples’ lives were forever changed by these experiences.
Martin Grelle, Trappers in the Wind River, oil on canvas;
Courtesy the Peterson Family Collection.
John Moyers, Caught Between Two Worlds, oil on canvas;
Courtesy the Peterson Family Collection