Southwest indian art


An encompassing description of creative endeavors of Indians in New Mexico and Arizona. Included are the Navajos, Hopi and Zunis of the Western Pueblos and those of the Eastern Pueblos along the Rio Grande River and the Acoma and Laguna groups. the Southwest Indian artists are noted for painting, sculpture, pottery, weaving, wood-carving, jewelry, and basketry, and often the work is complex in design, refined in color and symbolic of their daily lives and religious beliefs.Source:"Native American Art of the Southwest" by Linda Eaton