Solitary Raven: The Selected Writings of Bill Reid
Presents 30 pieces of writing by Bill Reid (1920-1998), Haida sculptor, whose work as a professional radio announcer and script writer predated his metier as a sculptor. Included in this volume are pieces first published in newspapers, magazines, exhibition catalogues, as well as previously unpublished works. Included are eloquent statements on the art of the Northwest Coast, on the role of the native artist in a multicultural world, and on the role of both the artist and the environment in the survival of human culture. Good bandw photos of the artist and his work, with a couple in color. c. Book News Inc.
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Bill Reid was/is the cultural leader of the Haida Nation (Queen Charlotte Islands). His sculptures are recognized as archetypal forms of the nation's soul. He was half Haida and half Scottish. He is ... Read full review