Robert Davidson, Xyaalang (Dancing), 2013
The Art Gallery of Hamilton has opened an exhibition circulated by the McCord Museum in Montreal, placing the contemporary work of the well-known Haida artist Robert Davidson in the context of the great Haida tradition. The McCord Museum worked with Davidson to guide the selection of historic artworks and discuss their significance. All the historical objects in this exhibition are from the collection of the McCord Museum, with Davidson’s insights woven into the exhibition commentary.
The show, Expanding the Circle: Robert Davidson and the Ancient Language of Haida Art, closes on May 28, 2017.