The Storage Box of Tradition: Kwakiutl Art, Anthropologists, and Museums, 1881-1981

The Storage Box of Tradition: Kwakiutl Art, Anthropologists, and Museums, 1881-1981

by Ira Jacknis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588340115
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 04/17/2002
Series: Smithsonian Ethnogrphc Inquiry Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Ira Jacknis is associate research anthropologist at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley. He is also the author of Carving Traditions of Northwest California (1995) and coauthor of Objects of Myth and Memory (1991).

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Anthropological Encounter Chapter 3 The Kwakwaka'wakw Part 4 I. Creating the Classical Image of Kwakwaka'wakw Art and Culture (1875-1950) Chapter 5 1. Collecting Chapter 6 2. Anthropological Representations Chapter 7 3. Aesthetic Appropriation Part 8 II. The "Renaissance" of Kwakwaka'wakw Art and Culture (1950-1980) Chapter 9 4. Mungo Martin and the Renaissance of Kwakwaka'wakw Art Chapter 10 5. The Contemporary Art World: Ethnic Fine Art Chapter 11 6. Contemporary Anthropology: The Kwakwaka'wakw Object in History Part 12 III. Repatriation: "Giving the Art Back to the Indians" (1950-1980) Chapter 13 7. The Museum as Patron Chapter 14 8. Native Cultural Programs Chapter 15 9. Native Museums Chapter 16 Epilogue: Continuity and Influence.

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