Northwest Coast Indian Art

Northwest Coast Indian Art

An Analysis of Form

Book - 1965
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It is apparent that there was, on the Northwest Coast, a highly developed system for the organization of form and space in two-dimensional design as an adjunct to the well-known symbolism. Design ranging from nearly realistic representation to abstraction resulted from the application of the principles of this system. --from Northwest Coast Indian Art

"A genuinely analytical study of the basic elements of form which characterizes a particular aboriginal art... . The text is clear and brings truly fresh understanding and appreciation to a complex art; it also contributes a concept of analysis which should be applied to other areas. The book is well designed and very well illustrated."-- Choice

Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c1965
ISBN: 9780888941725
Branch Call Number: 704.0397 HOL 1965
Characteristics: xvii, 115 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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