Totems to Turquoise

Totems to Turquoise

Native North American Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Published to coincide with a traveling exhibition, an exploration of the jewelry art of thirty-nine regional Native American artists considers the ways in which visual adornment reflects cross-cultural traditions, in a lavishly illustrated resource that is complemented by anthropological and historical information. 15,000 first printing.

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Though published to accompany an exhibition held at the Museum of Natural History in New York (in 2004), this volume is not a catalogue but a stand-alone volume notable especially for the autobiographical essays contributed by 17 Northwest Coast and 22 Southwest artists. Each essay includes a full-page color plate of the artist's work, as well as a photograph of the artist. There are also essays on five earlier artists, including Bill Reid, Charles Edenshaw, Kenneth Begay, and Charles Loloma. The volume, which is oversized (9.25x11.25"), is beautifully illustrated with color plates and some b&w historical photos. Maps and a bibliography are provided. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams : In association with the American Museum of Natural History, 2004
ISBN: 0810955938
Branch Call Number: 739.270899 TOT
Characteristics: 223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm

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