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Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art From the Diker Collection by David W. Penney

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art From the Diker Collection by David W. Penney

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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, Indigenous Beauty presents outstanding examples of art made by tribes across the North American continent. This aesthetically rich and inclusive collection offers a broad view of American Indian art, including sculpture from the Northwest Coast; ancient ivories from the Bering Strait region; Yup'ik and Alutiiq masks from the Western Arctic; Katsina dolls from the Southwest Pueblos; Southwest pottery; sculptural objects from the Eastern Woodlands; Eastern regalia; Plains regalia and pictographic arts; and Western baskets. David Penney's introduction and texts by other renowned experts offer insight into the visual and material diversity of the collection, providing a greater understanding of the social and cultural worlds from which these works came. This magnificent survey is both an invaluable resource and a visual pleasure.

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

    David W. Penney

    9780847845231

  • Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket

    Copyright: 2015

    Pages: 192

    Size: 9.5 x 10.5 in.

    Condition: New

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