Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls

Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina

Recently updated, Hopi Kachinas: The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls continues to be the best-selling book for identifying and collecting Kachinas. In this comprehensive guide, Barton Wright identifies over 150 dolls, ranging from the more traditional style of dolls to the new ultra-realistic style. Also included are detailed descriptions of the dolls and invaluable buying tips. Whether you are novice or an experienced collector, this book is a must-have for anyone interested in Kachina dolls.

  • Brand: Brand: Northland Press
  • ASIN: 087358161X

Big Kids Coloring Book: Animal Kachinas: 60+ line-art illustrations of Native American Indian Motifs and Kachina dolls with Animal Spirit Heads to ... coloring books (Big Kids Coloring Books)

Big Kids Coloring Book: Animal Kachinas: 60+ line-art

Big Kids Coloring Book: Animal Kachinas50+ line-art illustrations to color on single-sided pages plus bonus pages from the artist’s most popular coloring books This book (released 2019) is from the artist, Dawn D. Boyer, Ph.D., with 60+ illustrations ranging from illustrations of Hopi Indian Nation Kachina Dancers with Animal masks (heads), plus simple to complex line drawings of Native American Indian iconography, such as blanket designs, dream-catchers, figures from paleographic artwork, as well as 30+ samples of line art from the artist’s other coloring books. The artist has created a range of simple level drawings for beginners simple to more challenging illustrations for advanced colorists. A full video of the illustrations and coloring pages by the artist and cover contest entries is located at: https://youtu.be/29KOrDJxUpw This book should appeal to most ages and skill levels. The book includes Spanish and French translations of some of the text content. There is also a list of the author’s other coloring books in the back of the book for readers’ ‘wish-list’ for purchasing other Big Kid Coloring Books that range from line art to grayscale (photo-based). The book is standard publisher paper (60# weight) and non-perforated paper with glue binding.ABOUT THE AUTHO...

  • ASIN: 1073089843

Hopi Kachinas: History, Legends, and Art

Hopi Kachinas: History, Legends, and

Chronological vignettes and text encompassing Hopi history, culture, ceremonies, and legends provide a background for the remarkable paintings and sculptures of Hopi artists that surfaced from the Pecinas' studies and visits with the Hopi. Distinctive pieces of Hopi art, Kachina carvings, and peerless paintings of Katsina celebrations are the centerpiece for the story of the Katsinam and the essence of this work.

  • ASIN: 0764344293

Hopi Kachina Dolls with a Key to Their Identification

Hopi Kachina Dolls with a Key to Their

A Hopi Indian will tell you that a kachina is a supernatural being who is impersonated by a man wearing a mask. Small wooden dolls carved in the likenesses of the various kachinas are used to help teach Hopi children the tribal religion and traditions. Each child receives a doll made especially for him by his male relatives. He treasures the doll and studies it so that he can learn to recognize and respect the host of spirit kachinas that people the Hopi world.Kachinas are difficult to classify because different Hopi pueblos have different ideas about their appearance and their functions. The late Dr. Harold S. Colton identified 266 different kinds of kachina dolls, and in this book he describes the meaning, the making, and the principal features of all of them. Each type of doll is pictured in a simplified line drawing. There is also an illustrated key to help the collector identify the various types.

  • Brand: Brand: Univ. New Mexico Press
  • ASIN: 0826301800

Kachina Dolls: The Art of Hopi Carvers

Kachina Dolls: The Art of Hopi

Much has been written about the popular kachina dolls carved by the Hopi Indians of northern Arizona, but little has been revealed about the artistry behind them. Now Helga Teiwes describes the development of this art form from early traditional styles to the action-style kachina dolls made popular in galleries throughout the world, and on to the kachina sculptures that have evolved in the last half of the 1980s. Teiwes explains the role of the Katsina spirit in Hopi religion and that of the kachina doll—the carved representation of a Katsina—in the ritual and economic life of the Hopis. In tracing the history of the kachina doll in Hopi culture, she shows how these wooden figures have changed since carvers came to be influenced by their marketability among Anglos and how their carving has been characterized by increasingly refined techniques. Unique to this book are Teiwes's description of the most recent trends in kachina doll carving and her profiles of twenty-seven modern carvers, including such nationally known artists as Alvin James Makya and Cecil Calnimptewa. Enhancing the text are more than one hundred photographs, including twenty-five breathtaking color plates that bring to life the latest examples of this popular art form.

  • Brand: Brand: University of Arizona Press
  • ASIN: 0816512647

The Great Tradition of Hopi Katsina Carvers: 1880 to Present

The Great Tradition of Hopi Katsina Carvers: 1880

Hopi Katsina carvings have long fascinated people with their spiritual meaning, colorful artistry, and connection to Hopi Indian culture. This book presents the evolution of katsinam from 1880 to now by examining the life stories and works of the carvers. We begin with anonymous work from the 1880s. By the 1920s and 30s, certain artists, such as Wilson Tawaquaptewa and Otto Pentewa, had developed such distinctive styles that their work became easily identifiable. In the 1940s, Jimmie Kewanwytewa began signing his work, which set a precedent most others have since followed. The katsina carving tradition is very much alive, and we look at some of the finest artists creating today. Some work in a very time-honored traditional style; others are innovators, moving in strikingly new directions. All of these katsina artists shared their autobiographies with Barry Walsh and had full control over what was published.

  • ASIN: 1940322359

Hopi Indian Kachina Dolls

Hopi Indian Kachina

Included in this book are over 300 authentically drawn color sketches of kachina dolls. The meaning of symbols on kachina dolls is explored and examples of masks, body paint, clothing, moccasins, tabletas, jewelry, and items carried are shown. Different types of kachina dolls are given their own sections complete with images and descriptions.

  • ASIN: 0918080649

Kachinas: A Hopi Artist's Documentary

Kachinas: A Hopi Artist's

Stories of the Hopi who make Kachina dolls

  • Brand: Brand: Northland
  • ASIN: 0873581105

Hopi Kachina Tradition: Following the Sun and Moon

Hopi Kachina Tradition: Following the Sun and

A guide to Kachinas

  • Brand: Brand: Northland
  • ASIN: 0873586441

Southwest Indian Designs Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books)

Southwest Indian Designs Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring

This striking collection of 30 ready-to-color illustrations display the bold designs of Indian arts and crafts. Clearly rendered in fine detail, these royalty-free images depict a wide array of patterns taken from rugs, masks, sandpaintings, pottery, jewelry, baskets, and other artifacts created by southwestern Native Americans. Included are geometrical designs on a Navajo woven saddlebag, a Chumash rock painting of mythical creatures, a colorful Hopi kachina doll, a lovely Acoma bowl decorated with floral and animal designs, an Apache "crown headdress," and 25 other handsome motifs. A delight for coloring book fans, this expressive collection will also be useful to designers and crafts people in search of authentic Southwestern tribal art.

  • ASIN: 0486430421
  • UPC: 800759430420

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian

“Long-awaited and important . . . No other book before has so thoroughly related the broad history of Indian slavery in the Americas.”—San Francisco Chronicle “A necessary work . . . [Reséndez’s] reportage will likely surprise you.”—NPR “One of the most profound contributions to North American history.”—Los Angeles Times Since the time of Columbus, Indian slavery was illegal in much of the American continent. Yet, as Andrés Reséndez illuminates in his myth-shattering The Other Slavery, it was practiced for centuries as an open secret. There was no abolitionist movement to protect the tens of thousands of Natives who were kidnapped and enslaved by the conquistadors. Reséndez builds the incisive case that it was mass slavery—more than epidemics—that decimated Indian populations across North America. Through riveting new evidence, including testimonies of courageous priests, rapacious merchants, and Indian captives, The Other Slavery reveals nothing less than a key missing piece of American history. For over two centuries we have fought over, abolished, and tried to come to grips with African American slavery. It is time for the West to confront an entirely separate, equally devastating enslavement we have long failed truly to see.“Beautifully written ....

  • Brand: MARINER
  • ASIN: 054494710X

Kachinas: Spirit Beings of the Hopi

Kachinas: Spirit Beings of the

The Hopi Indians have had Kachinas in their religion for over one thousand years. Over the years many works have been published about the Kachinas. Most of these have discussed them from the white man's interpretation of what the Hopi have told him. This book gives readers the perspective of the Hopis.The seventy-nine Kachinas depicted in this book were painted by Neil David, Sr., a Hopi-Tewa from First Mesa, in the village of Hano, Arizona. The paintings show both the front and back of each Kachina; that is the entire costume of the Kachina. The descriptions of the Kachinas have come from the mouths of various Hopi. They discuss differences in the Kachinas as they appear on each of the three Southwest mesas where the Hopi make their home. The Kachinas which appear in this book are, in general, rare and unusual Kachinas and will enlighten those who wish to learn about and appreciate the Kachinas, Spirit Beings of the Hopi.

  • ASIN: 0936755539

The Hopi Approach to the Art of Kachina Doll Carving

The Hopi Approach to the Art of Kachina

The beautiful diversity of Hopi Kachina dolls is pictorially presented to show past, present, and evolving styles. These carved representations of ceremonial figures taking part in celebration of the Kachina religion are highly collected by Indian and white peoples alike. This book serves to explain, compare, and present the variety of dolls that are found through color pictures, line drawings and a concise text. The carvers are given a great deal of recognition throughout the book as the discussion covers the environment, tools, and prominence of these artists. An appendix lists 495 living artists. An introduction is by Frederick Dockstader, former director to the Museum of the American Indian in New York. Mr. Bromberg, a trader among the Hopi, shares his accumulated respect for the culture and people who produce them. His chapters evolved to answer questions by collectors and gallery workers. The result is a first-hand analysis of this contemporary and still changing art form that has both religious and commercial impact on the Hopi carvers. Only a trusted, sympathetic student of the Hopi culture could have compiled the background interpretations of the dolls and won the respect of the carvers.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0887400620

American Indian Painting of the Southwest and Plains Areas

American Indian Painting of the Southwest and Plains

Book on Indian Painting

  • ASIN: B0006BV1EW

Hopi Kachina Dolls and Their Carvers

Hopi Kachina Dolls and Their

Kachina dolls are carved from cottonwood by Hopi artists in Arizona to represent the many spirits of their religion. Old examples are preserved at the Heard Museum in Phoenix and most of the important Indian museums nationally. Today, modern Hopi artists continue to make exquisite Kachina dolls, and they have become very sought after by a growing number of collectors world-wide. The reader of this new book is able to grasp the art of Kachina wood carvings, and enjoy knowledge behind each doll, through the carvers who make them. The book beautifully illustrates contemporary Kachina dolls with over 150 exquisite color photographs, and delves into the lives of the carvers who make them. Twenty-five of today's important Kachina carvers have been interviewed personally for a first-hand glimpse into their work. Discussions with Cecil Calnimptewa, Von Monongya, and Loren Phillips, to name just a few, bring to life the essence behind their carvings. All who are interested in Southwestern crafts and art in general will appreciate these beautiful art works carved by such interesting people.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0887403735
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