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Mythic Beings

Spirit Art of the Northwest Coast

Mythic Beings( )
Author: Wyatt, Gary R.
ISBN:978-0-295-97798-0
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Mythic Beings brings together 80 outstanding works by 20 contemporary artists that powerfully interpret Northwest Coast myths and legends. These works include totem poles, argillite sculptures, jewelry in silver and gold, carved and painted boxes, painted drums, and masks. They depict beings of the forest, sea, sky, and spirit worlds: Raven, Thunderbird, Salmon Bringer, Volcano Woman, and many more.

Accompanying each work are a retelling of the myth associated with it...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Art / Native American
Art / Canadian
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.658 x 9.906 x 0.156 Inches
Book Weight:1.247 Pounds



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