Object of the Month: Our Lord, the One Who is Flayed
Join docent Jim Aubey in a conversation about this iconic work, Nuestro Señor El Desollado (Our Lord, The One Who is Flayed) by Paul Pletka. This painting explores the blending of Spanish Catholicism with Native traditional religious beliefs, as well as trends in contemporary art with more traditional forms of image-making. Executed in the form of a triptych featuring thirty human figures, it is Pletka's largest and most complex painting to date.
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Paul Pletka, Nuestro Señor el Desollado (Our Lord, The One Who is Flayed), 2004. Acrylic on canvas. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Western Art Associates, Eddie Basha, Drew and Laurie Brown, Bennett and Jacquie Dorrance, Bennett Dorrance, Jr., Dr. Anthony and Jenny Hedley, Dennis and Janis Lyon, Russ Jr. and Rosie Lyon, David E. Reese, John and Ellen Stiteler, Terry and Naomi Thomas, Don and Sharon Ulrich, Mike and Cindy Watts, Riva Yares, Charlie and Barbara Young, Dr. Frederick and Patti Lau, Mary Hamilton, Richard Mallery, James and Jean Meenaghan, William and Jill Pilcher, Ray and Amy Thurston, Betty Wusich, Myer Alperin, Mike and Sherry Maxwell, Linda Marcus, Lee R. Lyon, Lance Ross, and Sandra Schocker.