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March10Lecture - Native American Painters and Painting...

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Unformatted text preview: 3-10-08 - Native American Painters and Painting Since World War II•Historical Context (pre-WWII)o Painting as traditional art form•Originally not done on canvaso Anthropology and native painters in late 19th century•Desired to rescue authenticity from historical destruction, preserve indian arto Kiowa five•Actually six, but one was a woman and wasn't recognized•All received instruction at the University of Oklahoma under same instructors•Segregated and taught a special styleo Santa Fe Indian School•Style§ Flat§ Two-dimensional§ Pastel colors§ Indian symbolism•School encouraged appreciation for indian art and maintaining tribal styles§ Broke away from government policies encouraging abandoning tribal painting styleso "Indian Art in the United States", Museum of Modern Art•New York in 1941•3 floors of art, including third floor of modern art•World War II and impact of Indian paintingo Art changes nationallyo New York begins replacing Paris and other European cities as major art center...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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