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AMERICAN FOLK MASTERS: THE NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS. Steve Siporin. Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1992. Published in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York. 256 pp. with 49 ills. (48 col.) and 110 photos of the artists and musicians. 29 x 24 cm. LC 91-40510 ISBN 0810919176 In English.
Reviewing a program established in 1982 by the National Endowment for the Arts to recognize outstanding figures in traditional folk arts, this catalogue documents the achievements of the nearly 150 weavers, quilters, embroiderers, potters, wood carvers, basket makers, storytellers, singers, musicians and dancers who have been honored as National Heritage Fellows. The lengthy five-part text discusses the lives of the featured artists and their contributions to the preservation and development of multicultural folk traditions in America.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Decorative Arts, Naive/Folk/Outsider Art, Other American Minority Artists
Plans: 02,03,20,22
Worldwide Number: 023704
Hardcover $49.50    

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