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Common Symbols In Northwest Coastal Art: Know The Meaning Before You Buy

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Symbols In Northwest Coastal Art: Know The Meaning Before You Buy

The art of the Northwest Coastal people, like the aboriginal Tlingit and Haida of Canada, is striking with its bold black and red designs. Its wide, swooping lines and powerful-looking imagery often provoke a strong reaction in viewers, whether native or not. However, the symbols used in the art are also meant to convey a message. Before you buy a piece for yourself or someone else, here’s what you should know about a few of the most common symbols that you’ll see in the art of that region. The Wolf Or The Killer Whale Both...

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Two Tips To Help You Display Your Native Indian Art Appropriately

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Tips To Help You Display Your Native Indian Art Appropriately

It doesn’t matter if you have an older piece from a well-known artist or a new selection from an up-and-coming artist, displaying your Native Indian pieces properly is important. The manner in which you display your artwork won’t just help accentuate the true beauty of the piece, but it can also have an effect on the tone of the room. Here are a few tips to assist you with displaying artwork in your home. Research the Piece Take some time to research the piece before you decide what room you plan to display it in. Contact a local...

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