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Indigenous Beauty : Masterworks of American Indian Art From the Diker Collection

Author: David W PenneyJanet Catherine BerloBruce BernsteinBarbara BrothertonJoseph D Horse CaptureAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Skira Rizzoli, 2015.
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Accompanying a major exhibition, this stunning volume serves as an introduction to North American Indian art and a rare opportunity to see this comprehensive and superb private collection. A glorious testament to the infinite beauty, diversity, and historical significance of Native American culture, this book presents outstanding examples of art made by tribes across the North American continent. This aesthetically  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Charles Diker; Valerie Diker; Charles Diker; Valerie Diker; Charles Diker; Valerie Diker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Penney; Janet Catherine Berlo; Bruce Bernstein; Barbara Brotherton; Joseph D Horse Capture; Susan Secakuku; Seattle Art Museum,; Amon Carter Museum of American Art,; Michael C. Carlos Museum,; Toledo Museum of Art,
ISBN: 9780847845231 9781885444448 1885444443 0847845230
OCLC Number: 900685768
Notes: Accompanies an exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, February 12-May 17, 2015; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, July 5-Sept. 13, 2015; Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, October 8, 2015-January 3, 2016; Toledo Museum of Art, February 14-May 11, 2016.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Charles and Valerie Diker --
Acknowledgments / Pauline Willis --
Indigenous beauty : an introduction to the Diker collection / David W. Penney --
Sculpture and formline design of the Northwest Coast / Babara Brotherton --
Salish sculpture of the southern Northwest Coast / Barbara Brotherton --
Ancient ivories from the Bering Strait region / David W. Penney --
Yup'ik and Alutiiq masks from the Alaskan Arctic / Janet Catherine Berlo --
Western baskets / Bruce Bernstein --
Katsina dolls of the Hopi and Zuni pueblos / Susan Secakuku --
Southwestern pottery / Bruce Bernstein --
Pictographic arts of the Plains / Janet Catherine Berlo --
Plains regalia and design / Joe D. Horse Capture --
Sculptural objects from the eastern Woodlands / David W. Penney --
Eastern regalia and ornament / David W. Penney.
Other Titles: Masterworks of American Indian art from the Diker collection
Diker collection
Responsibility: David W. Penney ; with contributions by Janet Catherine Berlo, Bruce Bernstein, Barbara Brotherton, Joe D. Horse Capture, and Susan Secakuku.
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