Art of the Northwest Coast

Author: Jonaitis, Aldona
ISBN: 1-55365-210-X
Publisher: Douglas And McIntyre
Year: 2006
322 Pages

Art historian Aldona Jonaitis provides an overview of Northwest Coast First Nations art traditions. The work covers the continuous nature of the artistic endeavours of the First Nations from Puget Sound to Haida Gwaii and Alaska. Traditional and contemporary art from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are described. Artists of particular interest are Charles Edenshaw, Bill Reid, Susan Point, Frederick Alexie, Selina Peratrovich, Preston Singletary, Marianne Nicholson and Eric Robertson. The volume includes a bibliography, extensive index, colour photographs, and a map.

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Associated Artist(s): Susan A. Point