Color and Shape in American Indian Art
||Mathews, Zena P.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
Color and Shape in American Indian Artwas the first special exhibition to be held in The Michael C. Rockefeller Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A loan from a friend and private collector made it possible to present a group of choice works of American Indian art.
The stereotype of Native American art--that it is made up of feathers, buckskins, and beads--was formed in the late nineteenth century, based on the resplendent paraphernalia of the Great Plains...