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Dyani White Hawk

Born in 1976, Madison, United States

Lives and works in Minneapolis, United States


Dyani White Hawk is a multidisciplinary artist who combines the visual lexicon and materials characteristic of both Lakota abstraction and traditional easel painting abstraction, drawing upon her personal life narratives. In navigating her dual heritage of Lakota and European-American origins, White Hawk explores the intersections, parallels, and occasional disparities between the values of these two cultures. She draws deeply from the legacy of Lakota women who have historically delved into abs...Read more