Native North American Art

ISBN-10: 0192842188
ISBN-13: 9780192842183
Authors: Janet Catherine Berlo, Ruth B. Phillips
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An innovative survey of Native North American art history which fully incorporates substantive new research and scholarship, and examines such issues as gender, representation, the colonial encounter, and contemporary arts. By encompassing both the sacred and secular, political and domestic, the ceremonial and commercial, it shows the importance of the visual arts in maintaining the integrity of spiritual, social , political, and economic systems within Native North American societies. This exciting new investigation explores the indigenous arts of the US and Canada from the early pre-contact period to the present day, stressing the conceptual and iconographic continuities over five…    

Author bio:

Janet Catherine Berlo is Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 304 Dimensions: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.584 lbs. Language: English