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Weaving a revolution : a celebration of contemporary Navajo baskets / foreword by Sarah B. George ; preface by Becky Menlove ; essays by Lisa Thompson ... [et. al.] ; photos by Kirstin Roper ; illustrations by Natalia Wilkins ; designed by Timothy Ross Lee ; [editor, Becky Menlov]

Catalog Data

Author:
George, Sarah B  Search this
Menlove, Becky  Search this
Lee, Timothy Ross  Search this
Roper, Kirstin  Search this
Wilkins, Natalia  Search this
Utah Museum of Natural History  Search this
Twin Rocks Trading Post  Search this
Subject:
Utah Museum of Natural History  Search this
Physical description:
303 p. : Ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Utah
Southwest, New
Date:
2013
C2013
Notes:
Includes an index.
Published for the exhibition held at the museum 12 January - 30 April 2013.
Contents:
Navajo belief in a contemporary world / Clarenda Begay -- The Navajo basket renaissance: an overview / Carol Edison -- Trading posts past and present / Steve Simpson -- Embellishing the spiral: continuity and change in Navajo basket making / Susan Brown McGreevy -- Weaving baskets, weaving stories / Kathy Kankainen
Artists: Jeanne Begay -- Orlando Begay -- Bonnie Bitsinnie -- Charlene Bitsinnie -- Kee Bitsinnie -- Anderson Black -- Cora Black -- Jamison Black -- Kayla Black -- Lorraine Black -- Mary Holiday Black -- Peggy Black -- Sally Black -- Evelyn Cly -- Nellie Grandson -- Agnes Gray -- Elsie Holiday -- Peter Holiday -- Benjamin Johnson -- Betty Johnson -- Chris Johnson -- Joann Johnson -- Fannie King -- Alicia Nelson -- Betty Rock -- Eleanor Rock -- Etta Rock
Summary:
"The Twin Rocks Trading Post Collection comprises nearly 250 remarkable baskets woven by Members of the Navajo Nation from the Utah Strip of the Navajo reservation. The collection illustrates the extraordinary renaissance of the art of Navajo basket weaving, an art form practiced by only a few Utah weavers and virtually unknown by Navajos elsewhere on the reservation. This volume documents the collection and the stories behind the renaissance, which has become a revolution of sorts - a revolution of design that has yielded a beautiful expression of Navajo culture."-- p. 24.
Topic:
Navajo baskets  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Call number:
E99.N3 W386 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1025471