The Early years of Native American art history : the politics of scholarship and collecting / edited by Janet Catherine Berlo.

Annotation The field of Native American art history (NAAH) and our idea of what comprises Indian art itself were molded largely by the policies of the museums and institutions that established their ethnological collections in the second half of the 19th century. Only now are we beginning to come to...

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Other Authors: Berlo, Janet Catherine (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Seattle : Vancouver : University of Washington Press ; UBC Press, ©1992.
Series:McLellan book.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the formative years of Native American art history / Janet Catherine Berlo
  • Franz Boas, John Swanton, and the new Haida sculpture at the American Museum of Natural History / Aldona Jonaitis
  • New questions for "old things" : the Brooklyn Museum's Zuni collection / Diana Fane
  • Louisa Keyser and the Cohns : mythmaking and basket making in the American West / Marvin Cohodas
  • "The artist himself" : the Salish basketry monograph and the beginnings of a Boasian paradigm / Ira Jacknis
  • Lila Morris O'Neale : ethnoaesthetics and the Yurok-Karok basket weavers of northwestern California / Margot Blum Schevill
  • Marketing the affinity of the primitive and the modern : René d'Harnoncourt and "Indian art of the United States" / W. Jackson Rushing.