Alan Houser's Sculptures from Various Museums

HEARD - Gift of the Earth

Heard - Water Bird

MUSNAS - The Hunter

TMA - Prayer Song

HEARD - People of the Rio Grande

HEARD - Heading Home

HEARD - Earth Song

HEARD - Harmony

HEARD - Apache Cradleboard

HEARD - Mescalero Drummer

HEARD - Wind on the Mesa

HEARD - War Pony
Allan Capron Houser (Haozous at birth) lived from June 30, 1914 to August 22, 1994. and was a Chiricahua Apache sculptor, painter and book illustrator born in Oklahoma. Eventually, he ended up in New Mexico, near to where his people were before the U.S. government forced his ancestors to go to Oklahoma. Houser joined the faculty of a new Native American art school, the Institute of American Indian Arts, in 1962, where he stayed until his retirement in 1975. Retirement allowed him to become very productive artistically, and Houser became "one of the most renowned Native American painters and Modernist sculptors of the 20th century.

"Houser's work can be found at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., and in numerous major museum collections throughout North America, Europe and Japan." (Source: Wikipedia)

"Houser's sons followed in his footsteps. Bob draws, paints and makes prints and jewelry, but primarily is a sculptor. Phillip worked as an actor for a while, then tried his hand in jewelry and flute making. But like his dad and brother, he eventually was drawn to sculpting."( news story)

Bob and Phillip reclaimed their father's original name "Haozous", which means "the sound, the sensation of pulling a plant from the earth and the point at which the earth gives way." (
(All photos of Houser's sculptures are by Joan Ann Lansberry.)

Impressionist Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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