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ART: Swiss Artist in America

North American Natives as seen by Karl Bodmer

North American Native Museum, Zurich, until August 9, 2009

19th century Swiss artist Karl Bodmer captured the lives of the north American natives in his paintings, engravings and drawings whilst accompanying a German prince on his travels in North America between 1832-1834. His works documented north American culture and changed Europe's perception of life in the new world.

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