Native American Art

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Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Incorporated, 1994 - Art - 262 pages
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Native American arts and crafts are enjoying renewed appreciation and increasing recognition as a vital part of America's cultural heritage. In Native American Art, the richness and diversity of this centuries-old tradition is celebrated through nearly 300 color plates and incisive commentary. Tracing the development of American Indian art from 20,000 years ago to the present day, it features exquisite works from every part of North America.

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Penny, a curator at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and artist and academic Longfish present a spectacular display of Native arts and crafts, from the handmade tools of the Archaic period to the modern expressions of contemporary artists. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
THE EASTERN WOODLANDS
43
THE PLAINS
81
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

David W. Penney is Vice President of Museum Programs and Curator of Native American Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. George Horse Capture is Assistant to the Director at the National Museum of the American Indian and former Curator of the Plains Indian Museum in Cody, Wyoming.

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