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Pueblo and Navajo Contemporary Pottery: And Directory of Artists
     

Pueblo and Navajo Contemporary Pottery: And Directory of Artists

by Guy Berger, Nancy N. Schiffer
 
This special pottery combines the traditions of Pueblo and Navajo artists from Arizona and New Mexico with daring new interpretaions by the modern generation. In hundreds of beautiful color photos, styles inherently connected with old beliefs and Southwest clay are shown to have a fresh appearance in the hands of contemporary potters. Bowls, plates ollas, pitchers,

Overview

This special pottery combines the traditions of Pueblo and Navajo artists from Arizona and New Mexico with daring new interpretaions by the modern generation. In hundreds of beautiful color photos, styles inherently connected with old beliefs and Southwest clay are shown to have a fresh appearance in the hands of contemporary potters. Bowls, plates ollas, pitchers, and vases by potters in Acoma, Hopi, Jemez, Navajo, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Santa Ana, Zia, and Zuni families are featured along with storytellers and charming animal figures. The Directory of Artists, including kachina carvers, jewelry makers, sculptors, and potters, cross-references the pottery shown in this book. This reference section alone makes the work indispensible for all who are concerned with contemporaty Indian arts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764318962
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Schiffer Book for Collectors Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.22(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.41(d)

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