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Indian Arts of the Southwest

Indian Arts of the Southwest

by Susanne Page, Jake Page
     
 
Beauty, skill, and wisdom, woven into one fine collectibles book.

Southwestern Native Americans are renowned for their commitment to excellence in artistry and craftsmanship. This equally excellent book offers clear, expert, concise guidance to the gorgeous array of objects created by the native peoples of Arizona and New Mexico. Indian Arts of the

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Beauty, skill, and wisdom, woven into one fine collectibles book.

Southwestern Native Americans are renowned for their commitment to excellence in artistry and craftsmanship. This equally excellent book offers clear, expert, concise guidance to the gorgeous array of objects created by the native peoples of Arizona and New Mexico. Indian Arts of the Southwest features photographs of the basketry, pottery, weaving, jewelry, and carvings of more than 200 noted artisans, and it also contains essential information and cultural history for more than 30 tribes, including the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, and Pueblo peoples. And it is packed with invaluable advice on how to judge quality, determine value, and identify imitations and fakes. 200 color photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933855172
Publisher:
Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publication date:
07/07/2008
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,045,279
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Susanne and Jake Page are a husband-and-wife team who have traveled extensively throughout the Southwest, collaborating on two highly praised books, Hopi and Navajo. A former editor of Smithsonian magazine, Jake Page has published many works of Southwestern nonfiction and fiction. Susanne Page's photographs have been exhibited throughout the U.S., and she is also the author/illustrator of several books. They live in Lyons, Colorado.

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