Chapter 12. Indigenous Art: Creating Value and Sharing Beauty

  1. Philip J. Deloria and
  2. Neal Salisbury
  1. Nancy Parezo

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996461.ch13

A Companion to American Indian History

A Companion to American Indian History

How to Cite

Parezo, N. (2002) Indigenous Art: Creating Value and Sharing Beauty, in A Companion to American Indian History (eds P. J. Deloria and N. Salisbury), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996461.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631209751

Online ISBN: 9780470996461

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Keywords:

  • american indian arts;
  • north american art history;
  • cultural exchanges;
  • native american societies;
  • native artists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anthropology and Art History: Disciplinary Bases for the Study of Native Art

  • The Contemporary Literature

  • The Arena of Definitions: Art versus Material Culture, “Tourist Art” versus “Fine Art”

  • Understanding Arts of Culture, Time, and Place

  • Market Economy and Collecting

  • Institutional Effects on Native American Art Styles and Media

  • NAGPRA and Cultural Patrimony

  • Native Voice: Interviews with Famous Artists and Social Commentary

  • Issues Facing Contemporary Artists

  • Conclusion