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Unformatted text preview: -Became important to refurbish Maria as creative genius-Became celebrated around the world-Artwork was abstract-Pueblo people – pressured to pursue an ethic of individual getting ahead – opposite of pueblo values-Maria and Julian had to become celebrated while living in their communities, very dangerous-Tried to downplay wealth/commercial success-act as philanthropists to their communities-donated, signed other people’s pots-Social conflicts jeopardize universe-Australian aboriginals:-Some painters have been punished or exiled from their communities-Growing corn – had social and spiritual value, as well as spiritual value-when men lost – became lost, started drinking-gender imbalance in the pueblo – men had a lesser role-Women saw that imbalance had detrimental effect on community, tried to find ways-To let men participate-Pottery would have died out had there not been tourism-clay location – clay has commercial value, clay location = spiritual, so kept secret...
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- Fall '07
- Hopi Pueblo, -Other pueblo pottery