Indian Art of the United States. 2nd Edition.


Indian Art of the United States. 2nd Edition.


* DOUGLAS, Frederic H.; René d'HARNONCOURT.

[CSROT 7107].


1st edition: 1941.

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1948.


204 [4]p. 19.5 x 26. Cloth. 150 BW ill + pl; 8 C pl.


A study based on an exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941.  A broad survey of native American USA art organized in 3 sections: "prehistoric", 19th and early 20th century, & modern, 20th century, art, with a brief section on color, & a critical introduction on the "onslaught of the white invader and military conquest followed by civilian domination". Includes works in all media, including sculpture, pottery, weaving, embroidery, jewelry, pipes and toys, weapons, & sand paintings, from the Pueblo, Navajo, Apache, southwest desert tribes, western tribes, plains Indians, eastern woodlands tribes, northwest coastal tribes, & Inuit peoples. Includes bibliography, p195-203; & a chart outlining the "discovery and cultural development of tribal groups" on the rear inside cover.
- There was a reprint: New York: Arno Press, 1969.