The Legacy

The Legacy

Tradition and Innovation in Northwest Coast Indian Art

Book - 2007
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This classic book is an enduring tribute to the continuing tradition of First Nations art on The Legacy presents the work of 40 artists who have helped strengthen their artistic and cultural traditions. The authors give a detailed cultural analysis of the artists' works and explore the different styles, techniques and materials used to create them. The Legacy began as an exhibition that toured throughout Canada and the United Kingdom in the 1970s and early 1980s. The first edition of the book appeared in 1980--it has been reprinted a dozen times and sold more than 25,000 copies. It remains an indispensable account of Northwest Coast art and artists. This new printing includes updates to First Nations' names and the artists' biographies.

Publisher: Victoria : Royal BC Museum, 2007
ISBN: 9780772656094
0772656096
Call Number: 704.039707111 M169L 2007
Characteristics: 193 pages : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 23 cm

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