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Hopi Kachina Dolls and Their Carvers

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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 ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published January 7th 1997 by Schiffer Publishing (first published 1991)
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John
Oct 19, 2009 John rated it it was amazing
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I have many hundreds of books and magazines on various types of woodworking, and this is one of my favorites. Theda Bassman has beautifully photographed some of the finest Native American art, by 25 of the best Hopi carvers of the late 1980s. She has also included interviews with each of these carvers. These interviews reveal the simplicity of the Hopi, the pervasive reverence of their culture, and a remarkably spiritual approach to an ever increasingly sophisticated art form.

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Jan 20, 2010 Mano (Leslie) rated it it was amazing
My grandfather is a prolific Katsina doll carver, and is featured in this book as well. Please check it out to see the most beautifully and carefully crafted Katsinas and learn of their history and background. My grandfather is Willard Sakiestewa.
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