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Talking with the Clay: The Art of Pueblo Pottery
     

Talking with the Clay: The Art of Pueblo Pottery

by Stephen Trimble
 

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Stephen Trimble conveys the beauty and fine craftsmanship of Pueblo Indian pottery and shows how pottery making is closely connected to the Pueblos' beliefs, their ties to the land, their role in the modern economic world, and their feelings of identity. With over 75 photographs, Talking with the Clay illustrates all the major pottery types, from the glittering

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Stephen Trimble conveys the beauty and fine craftsmanship of Pueblo Indian pottery and shows how pottery making is closely connected to the Pueblos' beliefs, their ties to the land, their role in the modern economic world, and their feelings of identity. With over 75 photographs, Talking with the Clay illustrates all the major pottery types, from the glittering micaceous of Taos and Picuris to the red and gold polychromes of Hopi.Stephen Trimble has become a primary narrator of the story of the Southwestern Indians through his books Our Voices, Our Land; The People: Indians of the American Southwest; The Village of Blue Stone; and an annual calendar based on The People. He has lived in the Four Corners states all his life and makes his home in Salt Lake City with his wife and two children.

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The New York Times
Shifting back and forth from respect for tradition to the joy of innovation, the tale is held together by the common love of clay.

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ISBN-13:
9780933452183
Publisher:
School for Advanced Research Press
Publication date:
06/01/1987
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.41(d)

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