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Berlo, Janet Catherine

Overview
Works: 76 works in 241 publications in 1 language and 9,803 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, wat, Other
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Most widely held works about Janet Catherine Berlo
 
Most widely held works by Janet Catherine Berlo
Native North American art by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the indigenous arts of the U.S. and Canada from the early pre-Columbian period to the present day, stressing the conceptual and iconographic continuities over five centuries and across an immensely diverse range of regions
Plains Indian drawings, 1865-1935 : pages from a visual history by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavish volume is the most comprehensive treatment to date of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Plains Indian drawings. It is published on the occasion of the first extensive exhibition of this material, organized by The Drawing Center, New York, and The American Federation of Arts. Featured are thirty-six artists from the Lakota, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Arapaho tribes, such as Black Hawk, Making Medicine, Wohaw, Little Shield, and White Bull. Many of the artists were previously unknown even to experts in the field, and dozens of the drawings are published here for the first time. The eight essays, four artist statements, and catalogue entries on 153 works provide a wealth of information on Plains Indian culture, religion, and individual artists during the reservation era
Spirit beings and sun dancers : Black Hawk's vision of the Lakota world by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seventy-six images Black Hawk drew in the 1880s, detailing the culture and religion of the Lakota Sioux
The Early years of Native American art history : the politics of scholarship and collecting by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation The field of Native American art history (NAAH) and our idea of what comprises Indian art itself were molded largely by the policies of the museums and institutions that established their ethnological collections in the second half of the 19th century. Only now are we beginning to come to terms with what that era reveals about the history of our cultural tastes and about the history of anthropology. This collection of essays by art historians and anthropologists deals with the development of NAAH as a discipline rather than with particular art works or artists. The essays: ask how and why the field came into being, how it was shaped, and why it was defined and modified as it was. Illustrated
Shapeshifting : transformations in Native American art by Karen Kramer( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public perception of Native American art and culture has often been derived from misunderstandings and misinterpretations, and from images promulgated by popular culture. Typically, Native Americans are grouped as a whole and their art and culture considered part of the past rather than widely present. This work challenges these assumptions by focusing on the objects as art rather than cultural or anthropological artifacts and on the multivalent creativity of Native American artists. The approach highlights the inventive contemporaneity that existed in all periods and continues today. More than 75 works in a wide range of media and scale are organized into four thematic groups: changing, expanding the imagination; knowing, expressing worldview; locating, exploring identity and place; and voicing, engaging the individual. The result is a paradigm shift in understanding Native American art
Wild by design : two hundred years of innovation and artistry in American quilts by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wild By Design explores the American tradition of freewheeling, improvisational, often asymmetrical quilts, whose makers experimented boldly with design, color, and pictorial motifs. It examines both the aesthetics and the social history of quilts from the early nineteenth century to the present, including Amish, African American, and modern art quilts." "From the state fair to the clothesline, women have sought ways to exhibit the beauty and optical effects of their quilts. The "quilting frolic" of the nineteenth century was for many women an alternative to the art academy and the salon. Janet Berlo reminds us that quilts were a valued form of artistic expression, meant to be shared and admired among the company of other women." "Over fifty applique and pieced quilts are illustrated, chosen from the collections of the International Quilt Study Center for their outstanding visual qualities. Each is accompanied by a dialogue among quilt experts that illustrates the varied dimensions of quilts as aesthetic objects of the highest order and as reflections of the lives and societies of their makers. This multifaceted analysis of quilts sheds light on the histories of women, textiles, and American art and culture."--Jacket
Textile traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes : an anthology by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chapters provide detailed information on manufacturing (spinning, weaving, dyeing, decorating); communicative significance (ethnicity, identity, tradition, rank, geographic origin); and marketing and commercialization among contemporary groups of indigenous descent"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57
The art of pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica : an annotated bibliography by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas : selected readings( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents some notable essays on the wide-ranging arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas that the editors have found useful for teaching an undergraduate course on this subject."--Preface pg. vii
Native North American art by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lively introductory survey of indigenous North American arts from ancient times to the present explores both the shared themes and imagery found across the continent and the distinctive traditions of each region. Focusing on the richness of artwork created in the US and Canada, Native North American Art, Second Edition, discusses 3,000 years of architecture, wood and rock carvings, basketry, dance masks, clothing and more. The expanded text discusses twentieth- and twenty-first-century arts in all media including works by James Luna, Kent Monkman, Nadia Myre, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Will Wilson, and many more. Authors Berlo and Phillips incorporate new research and scholarship, examining such issues as art and ethics, gender, representation, and the colonial encounter. By bringing into one conversation the seemingly separate realms of the sacred and the secular, the political and the domestic, and the ceremonial and the commercial, Native North American Art shows how visual arts not only maintain the integrity of spiritual and social systems within Native North American societies, but have long been part of a cross-cultural experience as well."--Back cover
Mesoamerica after the decline of Teotihuacan, A.D. 700-900( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kiowa's odyssey : a sketchbook from Fort Marion( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the sketchbook made by Kiowa warrior artist Etahdleuh Doanmoe at Fort Marion in 1877, with other drawings and photographs, and essays about the U.S. Army's exile of Arapaho, Comanche, Cheyenne, and Kiowa Native Americans from Oklahoma to Florida and subsequent Westernization and assimilation of the prisoners
Art, ideology, and the city of Teotihuacan : a symposium at Dumbarton Oaks, 8th and 9th October 1988 by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming images : the art of Silver Horn and his successors by Robert G Donnelley( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American encounters : art, history, and cultural identity by Angela L Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contextual in approch, this text draws on socio-economic and political studies as well as histories of religion, science, literature, and popular culture, and explores the diverse, conflicted history of American art and architecture. Thematically interrelating the visual arts to other material artifacts and cultural practices, the text examines how artists and architects produced artwork that visually expressed various social and political values."--Publisher's website
Indigenous Beauty : Masterworks of American Indian Art From the Diker Collection by David W Penney( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying a major exhibition, this stunning volume serves as an introduction to North American Indian art and a rare opportunity to see this comprehensive and superb private collection. A glorious testament to the infinite beauty, diversity, and historical significance of Native American culture, this book presents outstanding examples of art made by tribes across the North American continent. This aesthetically rich and inclusive collection offers a broad view of American Indian art, including sculpture from the Northwest Coast; ancient ivories from the Bering Strait region; Yup'ik and Alutiiq masks from the Western Arctic; Katsina dolls from the Southwest Pueblos; Southwest pottery; sculptural objects from the Eastern Woodlands; Eastern regalia; Plains regalia and pictographic arts; and Western baskets. David Penney's introduction and texts by other renowned experts offer insight into the visual and material diversity of the collection, providing a greater understanding of the social and cultural worlds from which these works came. This magnificent survey is both an invaluable resource and a visual pleasure
Native paths : American Indian art from the collection of Charles and Valerie Diker( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This catalogue includes 139 Native North American works of art that represent many peoples and a variety of materials and functions, presented here for their aesthetic value.-- Metropolitan Museum of Art website
Teotihuacan art abroad : a study of metropolitan style and provincial transformation in incensario workshops by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and image in pre-Columbian art : essay on the interrelationship of the verbal and visual arts by Janet Catherine Berlo( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transcultural pilgrim : three decades of work by José Bedia by Judith Bettelheim( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Native North American art
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Berlo, Janet.

Berlo, Janet C.

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Plains Indian drawings, 1865-1935 : pages from a visual historySpirit beings and sun dancers : Black Hawk's vision of the Lakota worldThe Early years of Native American art history : the politics of scholarship and collectingWild by design : two hundred years of innovation and artistry in American quiltsTextile traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes : an anthologyArts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas : selected readingsMesoamerica after the decline of Teotihuacan, A.D. 700-900A Kiowa's odyssey : a sketchbook from Fort Marion