Art of the Northwest Coast : Second Edition

Art of the Northwest Coast: Second Edition

Aldona Jonaitis
$38.95


A new edition of the seminal overview of the magnificent art of the Northwest Coast, with text from a distinguished authority augmented by full-colour images throughout.

Art Of The Northwest Coast is a superbly illustrated and informed overview of the Indigenous art of the Northwest Coast, covering the region from Puget Sound to Haida Gwaii to Alaska, and proceeding from prehistoric times to the present. Created in the spirit of the bestselling Thames & Hudson World of Art series, this groundbreaking volume provides an overview of the development of the art’s styles and meanings in the context of the region’s social history.

A new chapter discusses contemporary artists, including Marianne Nicholson, Nicholas Galanin, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Sonny Assu, who address pressing issues ranging from Indigenous sovereignty and the destruction of the environment to the power of Indigenous women and efforts to work with the non-Indigenous to heal the wounds of racism and discrimination.


 


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781771623063
Paperback / softback
6.75 in x 9.75 in - 416 pp
Publication Date: 07/08/2021
BISAC Subject(s):: ART041000-ART / Indigenous Art of the Americas,ART015040-ART / Canadian,HIS028000-HISTORY / Indigenous Peoples of the Americas 
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Description


A new edition of the seminal overview of the magnificent art of the Northwest Coast, with text from a distinguished authority augmented by full-colour images throughout.

Art Of The Northwest Coast is a superbly illustrated and informed overview of the Indigenous art of the Northwest Coast, covering the region from Puget Sound to Haida Gwaii to Alaska, and proceeding from prehistoric times to the present. Created in the spirit of the bestselling Thames & Hudson World of Art series, this groundbreaking volume provides an overview of the development of the art’s styles and meanings in the context of the region’s social history.

A new chapter discusses contemporary artists, including Marianne Nicholson, Nicholas Galanin, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and Sonny Assu, who address pressing issues ranging from Indigenous sovereignty and the destruction of the environment to the power of Indigenous women and efforts to work with the non-Indigenous to heal the wounds of racism and discrimination.


 

Details


Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781771623063
Paperback / softback
6.75 in x 9.75 in - 416 pp
Publication Date: 07/08/2021
BISAC Subject(s):: ART041000-ART / Indigenous Art of the Americas,ART015040-ART / Canadian,HIS028000-HISTORY / Indigenous Peoples of the Americas 
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