Art of the Osage



❮Reading❯ ➳ Art of the Osage ➬ Author Garrick Alan Bailey – E17streets4all.co.uk The Osage people who have flourished in several locations and within a multiplicity of environments in the American Midwest have infused their arts with an aesthetic vigor bound to an exuisite simplic The Osage people who have flourished in several locations and within a multiplicity of environments in the American Midwest have infused their arts with an aesthetic vigor bound to an exuisite simplicity Art of the Osage the first comprehensive presentation of the Art of the Osage people explores the interconnections among their material culture social organization cosmology aesthetics and ritualsThis volume draws together over two centuries' worth of Osage art tracing the patterns of Osage life and culture as they existed from contact to the present Art of ePUB Æ The Osage people thrived in the central Mississippi Valley fur trade from the late seventeenth through the early nineteenth centuries were forcibly relocated into northern Oklahoma in the nineteenth century and prospered again from mineral and oil wealth in the twentieth centuryAs with other civilizations that have balanced abundance with hardship the Osage experience yielded a highly refined artistic tradition rich in meaning and complex in its commitment to utility Cradle boards headdresses riding uirts and war clubs beadwork and ribbon work blankets peyote fans rattles wedding garments and dance costumes display the range and beauty of Osage material culture In contrast to many other Native American artistic traditions Osage art has never been commercialized artisans have typically made items only for members of their families or other members of the Osage communityAlthough contemporary Osage art shows direct continuity in decorative motifs and basic forms with early historic Osage art it is still a dynamic and evolving artistic tradition Uninfluenced by external market forces it represents one of a declining number of true indigenous living artistic traditions The works illustrated here reveal the bold yet subtle aesthetic of Osage art one of the most distinctive and significant Native artistic traditions in the United States.Art of the Osage

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  • Hardcover
  • Art of the Osage
  • Garrick Alan Bailey
  • English
  • 15 July 2016
  • 9780295983875

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