Even the earliest European explorers to the Americas collected objects made by native people. The ongoing fascination with the artistic and cultural expressions of American Indian people is documented historically, along with a close look at seven midwestern collections. The wide array of art encompassed is handsomely illustrated, and includes pottery, weavings, basketry, beadwork, and carvings. Distributed for the Chazen Museum of Art, University of WisconsinaMadisonNot only did traditional Indian art forms continue to thrive, but in some cases dormant traditions were actually revived (see discussion on ... The aquot;chief charmaquot; of the room, according to the Intelligencer, was its aquot;entirely Indianaquot; interior decoration.
|Title||:||American Indian Art|
|Author||:||Beverly Gordon, Melanie Herzog, Elvehjem Museum of Art|
|Publisher||:||Chazen Museum of Art - 1988-01-01|