Art and the Native American: Perception , Reality, and Influence

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780915773091
  • Publisher: Penn State Department of Art History
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Series: Papers in Art History , #10
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents




1. Why are Native Americans (still) Called "Indians"?

The Illuminating Example of Giovanni di Paolo's Quattrocento Mappamundi

2. Between Science and Art: The European Representation of America, 1500-1800

3. "Een West-Indien Landtschap met Vreemt Ghebouw": Jan Mostaert on the Architectural Primitivism Characterizing a "Golden Age" Reborn in the New World

4. Cooper, Cole and The Last of the Mohicans

5. Carpeaux's America: Art and Sculptural Politics

6. Nineteenth Century Haida Argillite Carvings: Documents of Cultural Encounter

7. "Maids of Palastine": Pueblo Pots, Potters, and the Politics of Representation

8. Art and Indian Culture at the Crossroads of a New Century: A Postlude to the Exhibition "Lost and Found Traditions: Native American Art 1965-1985"

9. The Collection of the North and Central American Department of the Museum fur Volkerkunde, Vienna

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