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Title: Bronze Sculpture “Corn Maiden”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Sat, Mar 16th 2013, 4:31pm
Al Qöyawayma is one of the most famous Hopi potters of the contemporary scene. He entered the art scene around 1970 and is still actively making po...
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Title: Navajo Folk Art Wood Carving “Man on Motorcycle”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Tue, Mar 12th 2013, 6:09pm
Harrison Juan has been carving the cottonwood he finds along the creek beds of the San Juan River for over 35 years. He was born in Lake Valley and...
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Title: Bronze Sculpture “Dance Day”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Mon, Mar 11th 2013, 2:47pm
Glenna Goodacre is a well-known, perhaps the best known, female sculpture artist. Her sculptural works appear in public, private, municipal and mu...
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BOOK: Southwest Textiles: Weavings of the Navajo and Pueblo

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Thu, Mar 7th 2013, 4:08pm
The significance of Navajo and Pueblo textiles transcends simple artistic, Adobe Gallery authentic historic and contemporary Southwest Pueblo Potte...
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Title: Navajo (Diné) Wool Rug from the Ganado Area

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Mon, Mar 4th 2013, 12:42pm
This marvelous floor rug was made entirely from native hand-spun wool fleeces of un-dyed and aniline-dyed yarns. The variegated background field is...
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Title: Navajo (Diné) Wood Folk Art Carving “Talking God”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Sun, Mar 3rd 2013, 12:57pm
Talking God is one of the Navajo Yeibichai, a main deity. He is unusual in that he is the one Navajo deity who is compassionate and an advocate fo...
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Subject: Navajo (Diné) Folk Art Wood Carving "Female Skinwalker"

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Tue, Feb 26th 2013, 2:41pm
This sculpture is of a Female Skinwalker, which, in Navajo legend, would be much rarer than male Skinwalkers. There are several varieties of Navajo...
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Title: Navajo (Diné) Folk Art Wood Carving “Skinwalker”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Mon, Feb 25th 2013, 11:40am
Lawrence Jacquez (pronounced Hackus) was born in 1965 and lived in a hogan under the shadow of Dzil Ná'oodilii. There is an old cedar hogan weathe...
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Title: Pair of Hopi Wood Dance Wands

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Sat, Feb 23rd 2013, 12:53pm
Dance wands of the style of this pair are used by Hopi women when dancing for rain, and are held vertically by the white handles, one in each hand....
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Title: Navajo Folk Art Carving “Grandma in Blue with Coke Can”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Sat, Feb 23rd 2013, 12:40pm
Harrison Juan describes the inspiration for his innovative and distinctive current style as follows: “I was at an art show and I saw myself in the...
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Title: Navajo (Diné) Folk Art Carving “Blessing Way—Hózhó”

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Tue, Feb 19th 2013, 2:36pm
After completing the equivalent of middle school, Jacquez (pronounced Hackus) went to work in construction but an accident ended that career after ...
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Title: Navajo (Diné) Folk Art Carving “Spider Woman” pair of rattles

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Sun, Feb 17th 2013, 4:32pm
Marvin Jim was born in 1966 and raised in a small rural community near Chinle, Arizona—traditional Navajo sheep and goat country. As a child, he m...
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Title: Navajo Woman Holding Baby in Cradleboard

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Fri, Feb 15th 2013, 3:50pm
In the 1990s, images of Johnson Antonio’s dolls began to appear in newspapers and magazines across the country, and he has received favorable revie...
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Special Exhibit: The Chuck and Jan Rosenak Collection of Native Art

Category: Other Art Objects | Posted by Todd | Fri, Feb 8th 2013, 1:09pm
Chuck and Jan Rosenak were major collectors of folk art when they lived in New Mexico. They authored a couple books on Navajo folk art. Several yea...
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