Dakota Midday: Gaylord Torrence

Oct 5, 2015

Great Sioux Horse Effigy returns to Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre after international tour
Credit South Dakota State Historical Society

Gaylord Torrence, Senior Curator of American Indian Art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art discusses the international touring exhibition, "The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky".   Torrence is one of the nation's leading scholars of Plains Indian art.  He describes the Great Sioux Horse Effigy as being a truly quintessential piece.