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The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa

Their Power Their Splendor

by Theda Bassman

  • 58 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Rio Nuevo Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • General,
  • Calnimptewa, Cecil

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8340548M
    ISBN 100918080851
    ISBN 109780918080851
    OCLC/WorldCa31096051

    As recorded in The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa, by Theda Bassman "Cecil Calnimptewa carved and sold his first Kachina doll when he was 18 years old. Since that time, he has become an innovator, teacher, and master of the art." He was born on January 1, , into the village of Moencopi near Tuba City, Arizona, and is a member of the. Get this from a library! Hopi Kachina dolls and their carvers. [Theda Bassman; Gene Balzer] -- Kachina dolls are carved from cottonwood by Hopi artists in Arizona to represent the many spirits of their religion. This book explains the art of Kachina wood carvings, through interviews with some.

    On the contemporary side, there are famous people like Cecil Calnimptewa, Bo Lomahquahu, and Arthur Holmes Jr. and Sr. The Honyouti brothers are some of the prominent contemporary fine-art carvers preferred by collectors because of their exquisite, extremely detailed wood-carving skills. - Found here are images of Hopi Indian Kachina Dolls that we have handled over the course of our career in this field. To view our available inventory of Hopi Kachina dolls online, please visit: See more ideas about Hopi, Native american art, Indian art pins.

    Canyon Road Santa Fe, New Mexico Phone () Fax () [email protected] “The book beautifully illustrates contemporary Kachina dolls with over exquisite color photographs, and delves into the lives of the carvers who make them. Twenty-five of today's important Kachina carvers have been interviewed personally for a first-hand glimpse into their work.


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The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa by Theda Bassman Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the book “The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa: Their Power – Their Splendor,” Theda Bassman wrote: “The Hopi Indians live in twelve villages on arid mesas in Northern Arizona.

The Hopi believe that they were the first inhabitants of the earth, and are deeply steeped in their religion and traditions. The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa: Their Power Their Splendor [Bassman, Theda, Balzer, Gene] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa: Their Power Their Splendor5/5(1). Cecil Calnimptewa putting finishing touches on the Eagle Kachina shown above.

Actually, its Cecil, Jr. He was born in Moenkopi, Arizona, in (Moenkopi is a Hopi "outlying village" just outside of Tuba City, AZ.) As a teenager, Cecil was first taught by his father, Cecil, Sr. Kachina Dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa: Their Power Their Splendor Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — 5/5(1). Cecil Calnimptewa Jr. () is from Moenkopi. Son of Cecil Calnimptewa, Sr., husband of Muriel Navasie (carver; and Wanda Talayumptewa; father of 4 children.

Cecil is a highly acclaimed carver who has won awards since and his work is in many permanent exhibits. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bassman, Theda. Kachina dolls of Cecil Calnimptewa. Tucson, AZ: Treasure Chest Publications, © (OCoLC) The body parts of the Navajo Kachina are machine made; the dolls are then pegged, glued together and hand-finished by the Navajo maker.

Browse through our various Native American Katsina and Kachina Dolls collections that are expertly crafted by Native American artists. Unique to this book are Teiwes's description of the most recent trends in kachina doll carving and her profiles of twenty-seven modern carvers, including such nationally known artists as Alvin James Makya and Cecil Calnimptewa.

Guide to Hopi Kachinas. These summaries come from the book "Hopi Kachinas, The Complete Guide to Collecting Kachina Dolls," written by our good friend Barton Wright. Use of this information is by permission of Mr. Wright.

You may obtain this excellent reference at most book stores. Kachina Dolls book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Much has been written about the popular kachina dolls carved by the Hopi Ind /5(6). Cecil Calnimptewa, Jr., award-winning Hopi carver, describes katsinas and details his meticulous process for bringing these spirits to life.

His carvings. Unique to this book are Teiwes's description of the most recent trends in kachina doll carving and her profiles of twenty-seven modern carvers, including such nationally known artists as Alvin James Makya and Cecil ing the text are more than one hundred photographs, including twenty-five breathtaking color plates that bring to.

Drawings of kachina dolls, from an anthropology book. A kachina (/ k ə ˈ tʃ iː n ə / ; also katchina, katcina, or katsina ; Hopi: katsina [kaˈtsʲina], plural katsinim [kaˈtsʲinim])) is a spirit being in the religious beliefs of the Pueblo peoples, Native American cultures located in.

Kachina dolls are carved from cottonwood by Hopi artists in Arizona to represent the many spirits of their religion. Old examples are preserved at the Heard Museum in Phoenix and most of the important Indian museums nationally/5. Unique to this book are Teiwes's description of the most recent trends in kachina doll carving and her profiles of twenty-seven modern carvers, including such nationally known artists as Alvin James Makya and Cecil Calnimptewa/5(6).

The reader of this new book is able to grasp the art of Kachina wood carvings, and enjoy knowledge behind each doll, through the carvers who make them.

The book beautifully illustrates contemporary Kachina dolls with over exquisite color photographs, and delves into the lives of the carvers who make them.5/5(1).

Cecil Calnimptewa is perhaps the most well known kachina carver of today. His work has been featured in nearly ever publication on Hopi kachina dolls and has been the inspiration behind dozens, if not hundreds, of talented new artists' work. Whole volumes have been dedicated to his carvings alone.

Hopi Kachina: Apache / Clown (Yoche / Koshare) by Cecil Calnimptewa Hopi Butterfly Maiden "Pahlik Mana" Kachina Doll by Cecil Miles, Left: Hopi Kachina, Father Sun, Mother Earth by Ronald Honyumptewa 16 1/2 inches $2, Right: Hopi Kachina: Social Deer Dancer (Sowi-ingwa) by Alfred "Bo" Lomahquahu $3, Left: Hopi Kachina: Supai and Supai Maiden by Brian Honyouti $2, The reader of this new book is able to grasp the art of Kachina wood carvings, and enjoy knowledge behind each doll, through the carvers who make them.

The book beautifully illustrates contemporary Kachina dolls with over exquisite color photographs, and delves into the lives of. Today, modern Hopi artists continue to make exquisite Kachina dolls, and they have become very sought after by a growing number of collectors reader of this new book is able to grasp the art of Kachina wood carvings, and enjoy knowledge behind each doll, through the carvers who make book beautifully illustrates 5/5(2).

Participate in Developing a Biography for Cecil Calnimptewa. Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists. Creating biographies or improving upon them is a work in progress, and we welcome information from our knowledgeable viewers.Much has been written about the popular kachina dolls carved by the Hopi Indians of northern Arizona, but little has been revealed about the artistry behind them.

Now Helga Teiwes describes the development of this art form from early traditional styles to the action-style kachina dolls made popular in galleries throughout the world, and on to the kachina sculptures that have evolved in the.Unique to this book are Teiwes's description of the most recent trends in kachina doll carving and her profiles of twenty-seven modern carvers, including such nationally known artists as Alvin James Makya and Cecil : Helga Teiwes.