01 février 2010

Warrior Artists, Herman J. Viola

An artistic community unique in American history flourished in St. Augustine, Florida, between 1975 and 1978. Some 70 Plains Indians, Imprisoned for their refusal to accept life on the reservations, produced an extraordinary body of work that chronicled their history, their lives, and their experience of exile from the freedom so central to their heritage Called "ledger art" after the large lined books that in most cases were the first form of paper they used, these remarkable pencil and ink depictions are vivid evocations... [Lire la suite]
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