Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas

Native Art of the Northwest Coast: A History of Changing Ideas

By: Charlotte Townsend-Gault (editor), Jennifer Kramer (editor)Paperback

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A significant resource for scholars and students in a variety of disciplines that will also resonate with a wide international readership.

About Author

Charlotte Townsend-Gault is a professor in the Department of Art History and a faculty associate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Jennifer Kramer is an associate professor of anthropology and a curator, Pacific Northwest, at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Ki-ke-in is a Nuuchaanulth historian, poet, and creator of many things, with forty years' experience as a speaker and ritualist. Contributors: John Barker, Judith Berman, Martha Black, Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse, Alice Marie Campbell, Paul Chaat Smith, Alice Marie Campbell, Dana Claxton, Gloria Cranmer Webster, Leslie Dawn, Kristin L. Dowell, Karen Duffek, Aaron Glass, Bruce Granville Miller, Ronald W. Hawker, Ira Jacknis, Aldona Jonaitis, Jennifer Kramer, Ki-ke-in, Andrea Laforet, Andrew Martindale, Marie Mauze, Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Marianne Nicolson, Judith Ostrowitz, Daisy Sewid-Smith, Charlotte Townsend-Gault, Scott Watson, and Douglas S. White

Contents

Preface Introduction: The Idea of Northwest Coast Native Art / Charlotte Townsend-Gault, Jennifer Kramer, and Ki-ke-in 1 Interpreting Cultural Symbols of the People from the Shore / Daisy Sewid-Smith 2 Hilth Hiitinkis -- From the Beach / Ki-ke-in 3 Haida Cosmic / Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas 4 From Explorers to Ethnographers, 1770-1870 / Ira Jacknis 5 Thresholds of Meaning: Voice, Time, and Epistemology in the Archaeological Consideration of Northwest Coast Art / Andrew Martindale 6 Objects and Knowledge: Early Accounts from Ethnographers, and Their Written Records and Collecting Practices, ca. 1880-1930 / Andrea Laforet 7 "That Which Was Most Important": Louis Shotridge on Crest Art and Clan History / Judith Berman 8 Anthropology of Art: Shifting Paradigms and Practices, 1870s-1950 / Bruce Granville Miller 9 Going by the Book: Missionary Perspectives / John Barker 10 The Dark Years / Gloria Cranmer Webster 11 Surrealists and the New York Avant-Garde, 1920-60 / Marie Mauze 12 Northwest Coast Art and Canadian National Identity, 1900-50 / Leslie Dawn 13 Art/Craft in the Early Twentieth Century / Scott Watson 14 Welfare Politics, Late Salvage, and Indigenous (In)Visiblity, 1930-60 / Ronald W. Hawker 15Form First, Function Follows: The Use of Formal Analysis in Northwest Coast Art History / Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse 16 Democratization and Northwest Coast Art in the Modern Period: Native Emissaries, Non-Native Connoisseurship, and Consumption / Judith Ostrowitz 17 History and Critique of the "Renaissance" Discourse / Aaron Glass 18 Starting from the Beginning / Marianne Nicolson 19 Shifting Theory, Shifting Publics: The Anthropology of Northwest Coast Art in the Postwar Era / Alice Marie Campbell 20 Value Added: The Northwest Coast Art Market since 1965 / Karen Duffek 21 "Where Mere Words Failed": Northwest Coast Art and Law / Douglas S. White 22 Art for Whose Sake? / Ki-ke-in 23 "Fighting with Property": The Double-Edged Character of Ownership / Jennifer Kramer 24 Museums and Northwest Coast Art / Aldona Jonaitis 25 Collaborations: A Historical Perspective / Martha Black 26 Pushing Boundaries, Defying Categories: Aboriginal Media Production on the Northwest Coast / Kristin L. Dowell 27 Art Claims in the Age of Delgamuukw / Charlotte Townsend-Gault 28 Stop Listening to Our Ancestors / Paul Chaat Smith 29 NWC on the Up ... Load: Surfing for Northwest Coast Art / Dana Claxton 30 The Material and the Immaterial across Borders / Charlotte Townsend-Gault Works Cited Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780774820509
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1120
  • ID: 9780774820509
  • weight: 2000
  • ISBN10: 0774820500

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