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9781538208724

Native American art : from totems to textiles

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First edition.

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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Gorham Free Library J CHAPTER 704.03 STOLTMAN (Text)
Juvenile Chapter Books
52119300210635
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07/03/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538208724
  • ISBN: 1538208725
  • ISBN: 9781538208748
  • ISBN: 1538208741
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (Page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is art? -- Useful art -- Ancient art -- Changing art -- 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! -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
920L Lexile
Subject: Indian art > North America > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America > Material culture > Juvenile literature.
Indian art.
Indians of North America > Material culture.
North America.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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