Current Location:
Eberhard Center -> 7th Floor (EC)
Location Notes:
EC; 7th flr., West Hall Right of Rm 716.

Laguna Eagle

Artwork
Identifier:
2006.503.1
Artist:
Lee Marmon
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
1949
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10 in Width: 8 in
Description:
Aerial shot of three dancers in bald eagle costumes, Black and white image.
Historical Context:
Unique in the history of American photography and Native American art, Lee Marmon was born in 1925 at the Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico. For the past 60 years, Mr. Marmon has photographed Native people, ceremonies, and landscapes, capturing more than 15,000 images. The collection of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., features 70 original photographs by Mr. Marmon.