First American Art: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of American Indian Art


Subject:
Native Americans , Crafts , Native American Crafts

Description:
Companion to a 2003-2006 Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian exhibit of art that focuses on the collectors' "love of beautiful objects" (rather than objects with historical significance or those that achieve ethnological representation). Features images of items from the collection and short essays on themes such as emotion, movement, and intimacy. Some of the items represented include baskets, moccasins, sculpture, and textiles.

Publisher:
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/first_american_art/firstamericanart.html


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