Item description for Indian Arts of the Southwest by Susanne Page...
Beauty, skill, and wisdom, woven into one fine collectibles book.
Southwestern Native Americans are renowned for their commitment to excellence in artistry and craftsmanship. This equally excellent book offers clear, expert, concise guidance to the gorgeous array of objects created by the native peoples of Arizona and New Mexico. Indian Arts of the Southwest features photographs of the basketry, pottery, weaving, jewelry, and carvings of more than 200 noted artisans, and it also contains essential information and cultural history for more than 30 tribes, including the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, and Pueblo peoples. And it is packed with invaluable advice on how to judge quality, determine value, and identify imitations and fakes. 200 color photos.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 7.8" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jul 8, 2008
Publisher Rio Nuevo
ISBN 1933855177 ISBN13 9781933855172
Availability 0 units.
More About Susanne Page
Susanne and Jake Page are a husband-and-wife team who have traveled extensively throughout the Southwest, collaborating on two highly praised books, "Hopi" and "Navajo". A former editor of "Smithsonian" magazine, Jake Page has published many works of Southwestern nonfiction and fiction. Susanne Page's photographs have been exhibited throughout the U.S., and she is also the author/illustrator of several books. They live in Lyons, Colorado.