Title Modern By Tradition: American Indian Painting In The Studio Style.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Publisher Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe.
Seller ID 81992X1
This showcase of Native American paintings features works by students of Dorothy Dunn, Kansas-born schoolteacher and curator, who, though an outsider, absorbed Navajo and Pueblo ways and established the country's first Indian art school. Reproduced here are paintings by such prominent artists as Pablita Velarde, Joe H. Herrera, Allan Houser and Pop Chalee. 10 x 11.5 in. 176 pages 120 color plates. Bruce Bernstein, Ph.D., is former executive director of the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts, which sponsors Santa Fe Indian Market. He is former assistant director for research and collections at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and former director of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (Museum of New Mexico). He is the author of Santa Fe Indian Market: A History of Native Arts and the Marketplace (Museum of New Mexico Press). "By combining the new information on Dunn and her goals with a thorough examination of the paintings, the authors provide an exciting, fresh look at an important period in American art." -- Choice
(Key Words: Bruce Bernstein, Dorothy Dunn, American Indian Painters, Native American Art, Pablita Velarde, Joe H. Herrera, Allan Houser, Pop Chalee).