The Transforming Image: Painted Arts of the Northwest Coast First Nations

Availability: In stock

Using infrared photography, Bill McLennan, curator of the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology, uncovers treasures with details obscured by a layer of oil, dirt, and woodsmoke.

Its full-colour plates show the unveiling of paintings on bentwood boxes, paddles and house front boards.  The written text by Karen Duffek brings forward new insights derived from the projects’ detective work, linking painted images to communities, histories and the hands of individual artists.

Softcover

Published 2000

 

 

9 x 10.75 x 0.5"

$57.95 CAD

In stock

Reserve this artwork
SKU: 1866 Category:
  • Description
  • Additional Information
  • Artist Bio

Using infrared photography, Bill McLennan, curator of the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology, uncovers treasures with details obscured by a layer of oil, dirt, and woodsmoke.

Its full-colour plates show the unveiling of paintings on bentwood boxes, paddles and house front boards.  The written text by Karen Duffek brings forward new insights derived from the projects’ detective work, linking painted images to communities, histories and the hands of individual artists.

Softcover

Published 2000

The message will be closed after 20 s
Ajax Loading