The Rock Art of Texas Indians (Hardback)
  • The Rock Art of Texas Indians (Hardback)
zoom

The Rock Art of Texas Indians (Hardback)

(other)
£54.00
Hardback Published: 01/01/1967
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
In The Rock Art of Texas Indians, Kirkland's meticulous watercolor copies of this rich and diversified art are reproduced, 32 in full color, the rest in black and white. The informative and engaging text is contributed by W. W. Newcomb, Jr., former director of the Texas Memorial Museum and author of The Indians of Texas. Those early Indians, at different times and places and in a variety of styles, carved and painted their art from Paint Rock in West Central Texas to the canyons of the Big Bend, from the Canadian River Valley in the Panhandle to the Hueco Tanks near El Paso. As the form for this art was varied, so too were the reasons for its execution. Much rock art was no doubt born of magical and religious beliefs, or served to illustrate myths, but some apparently commemorated actual events and some seems to have been only tallies or messages. Kirkland recorded it all with consummate skill, preserving for other generations, as he said he would, the often remarkable, always fascinating art of vanished people.

Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292736764
Weight: 1510 g
Dimensions: 310 x 236 x 26 mm

You may also be interested in...

Toward a Philosophy of the Act
Added to basket
Afghanistan
Added to basket
£44.00
Hardback
Depositions
Added to basket
Maria Izquierdo and Frida Kahlo
Added to basket
Dawoud Bey
Added to basket
£52.00
Hardback
The Codex Mexicanus
Added to basket
Ghostnotes
Added to basket
£36.00
Hardback
The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand
Added to basket
Beyond Market Value
Added to basket
Walker Evans
Added to basket
£36.00
Hardback
Friday Night Lives
Added to basket
£36.00
Hardback
Eddie Adams
Added to basket
£48.00
Hardback
William Gedney
Added to basket
£32.00
Hardback
Relentless
Added to basket
£36.00
Hardback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.