Living With American Indian Art : the Hirschfield Collection

Living With American Indian Art : the Hirschfield Collection

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Gibbs-Smith

“Among the greatest private collections of Plains and Plateau Indian art in the world.” —Gaylord Torrence, Senior Curator of American Indian Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Living with American Indian Art: The Hirschfield Collection contains numerous masterworks, the great majority of which have never been published or exhibited. This book brings the collection into the scholarly domain as surely as any museum publication, making it accessible to the rest of the world for the first time. Alan Hirschfield built the collection primarily with an art-based view, focusing on pieces that he has found to be interesting and attractive. As a result, there is broad representation of many different tribes and regions, and includes textiles, leather pouches, war shirts, dresses, vests, cradleboards, beadwork, weaponry, pottery, toys, and basketry. Whether you are a collector, a scholar, or someone interested in decorating with American Indian art, inspiration will be found in Hirschfield’s approach.



Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2012]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781423604525
1423604520
Branch Call Number: 704.0397 HIRSC
Characteristics: 279 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Additional Contributors: Dowling, Garth
Winchell, Terry

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