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Unformatted text preview: 3-10-08 - Native American Painters and Painting Since World War IIHistorical Context (pre-WWII)o Painting as traditional art formOriginally not done on canvaso Anthropology and native painters in late 19th centuryDesired to rescue authenticity from historical destruction, preserve indian arto Kiowa fiveActually six, but one was a woman and wasn't recognizedAll received instruction at the University of Oklahoma under same instructorsSegregated and taught a special styleo Santa Fe Indian SchoolStyle Flat Two-dimensional Pastel colors Indian symbolismSchool 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 ArtNew York in 19413 floors of art, including third floor of modern artWorld 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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- Spring '08