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Native American art : from totems to textiles

Author: Joan Stoltman
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.
Series: Native American cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Native American art encompasses a multitude of crafts, including rugs, baskets, pottery, and wood carvings. Creativity had no limits in native America. Fortunately, many artifacts and remnants exist which showcase the boundless ingenuity of past as well as modern-day artists, who continue the time-honored traditions of their people. This valuable volume, a support to cultural studies, highlights stunning artwork of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Stoltman
ISBN: 9781538208724 1538208725 9781538208731 1538208733 9781538208748 1538208741
OCLC Number: 988864529
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is art? --
Useful art --
Ancient art --
Lost forever --
Making masks --
Art with porcupine quills! --
Totem poles of the Northwest coast --
Clay creativity --
Wonderful woven work --
Labeling Native art --
Meet a modern artist --
Where can you see it? --
So much more! --
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Series Title: Native American cultures.
Responsibility: by Joan Stoltman.

Abstract:

Native American art encompasses a multitude of crafts, including rugs, baskets, pottery, and wood carvings. Creativity had no limits in native America. Fortunately, many artifacts and remnants exist which showcase the boundless ingenuity of past as well as modern-day artists, who continue the time-honored traditions of their people. This valuable volume, a support to cultural studies, highlights stunning artwork of various native peoples, accompanied by fascinating facts about the process of creating each impressive piece.

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