Grand Procession: Contemporary Artistic Visions of American Indians, The Diker Collection at the Denver Art Museum

Grand Procession: Contemporary Artistic Visions of American Indians, The Diker Collection at the Denver Art Museum

by Lois Sherr Dubin, Nancy Blomberg
     
 

Grand Procession celebrates a remarkable new tradition-based, contemporary American Indian art form. From a heritage rooted in dolls and ledger-book drawings, a fresh and exciting sculptural art featuring human and animal figures has evolved since the mid-1980s. Typically around two feet tall and meticulously clothed in elaborate beaded and quilled

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Grand Procession celebrates a remarkable new tradition-based, contemporary American Indian art form. From a heritage rooted in dolls and ledger-book drawings, a fresh and exciting sculptural art featuring human and animal figures has evolved since the mid-1980s. Typically around two feet tall and meticulously clothed in elaborate beaded and quilled ceremonial dress, the figures carefully emulate Plains and Plateau traditions of the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries.

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ISBN-13:
9780914738671
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

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