Preston Singletary

Preston Singletary

Echoes, Fire, and Shadows

Book - 2009
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"For nearly two decades, Preston Singletary has straddled two unique cultures, melding his Tlingit ancestry with the dynamism of the Studio Glass Movement. In the process, he has created an extraordinarily distinctive and powerful body of work that depicts cultural and historical images in richly detailed, beautifully hued glass. Singletary has translated the visual vocabulary of patterns, narratives, and systems of Native woodcarving and painted art into glass, a material historically associated with Native peoples through an extensive network of trading routes." "This mid-career retrospective of his work includes contributions by Melissa G. Post, Steven Clay Brown, and Walter Porter, as well as a DVD of Singletary working in his studio."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: Tacoma : Museum of Glass ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0295989181 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780295989181 (hardcover alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 748.092 POS
Characteristics: 152 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (ca. 28 min. : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)

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