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Rookwood and the American Indian: Masterpieces of American Art Pottery from the James J. Gardner Collection


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Oktober 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The nation's premier private collection of Rookwood art pottery featuring American Indian portraiture is on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum from October 2007 to January 2008. "Rookwood and the American Indian: Masterpieces of American Art Pottery from the James J. Gardner Collection "is a remarkable exhibition catalogue that will be of interest well beyond the exhibition because of its unique subject matter. Fifty-two pieces produced by the Rookwood Pottery Company are showcased, many accompanied by black-and-white photographs of the American Indians portrayed by the ceramic artist. In addition, the catalogue includes a brief biography of each artist as well as curators' comments about the Rookwood pottery and the Indian apparel seen in the portraits. The catalogue also presents two essays.

Portrait

Anita J. Ellis is the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Decorative Arts at the Cincinnati Art Museum. She is the author of Rookwood Pottery: The Glorious Gamble, and Rookwood Pottery: The Glaze Lines. Susan Labry Meyn is a consulting ethnologist and an adjunct professor at Northern Kentucky University and the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, and the author of numerous articles and a book, More Than Curiosities: A Grassroots History of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, 1920-1942. George P. Horse Capture, Sr. is Senior Counselor to the Director Emeritus, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.
EAN: 9780821417393
ISBN: 0821417398
Untertitel: [ Anniv Restora. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OHIO UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2007
Seitenanzahl: 294 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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