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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Curator Donna Poulton discusses Shonto Begay's painting "Grandfather's Funeral," which is on display as part of the exhibition "Bierstadt to Warhol: American Indians in the West" at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY — An art exhibit honoring American Indians kicked off with a preview Thursday.

"Bierstadt to Warhol: American Indians in the West" at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts in Salt Lake City will run through Aug. 11.

The exhibit is a collection of more than 100 oil paintings, sculpture, and works on paper drawn primarily from the Diane and Sam Stewart Collection, according to the UMFA website.