Awa Tsireh’s Paintings of Koshare and the Politics of Preservation

Sascha Scott, Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Music Histories, Syracuse University, and Bunting Summer Scholar

Colloquium, SAR Boardroom

Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 12:00–1:00 pm

Sascha ScottSascha Scott2011 Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer ScholarSascha Scott2011 Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer Scholar

Analysis of the paintings by Awa Tsireh of San Ildefonso illuminates the Pueblos’ role in the political and cultural debates of the 1920s. Many of his images were produced during the preservationist movement and thus serve as a commentary on cross-cultural contact and conflict.

Sascha ScottSascha Scott2011 Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer ScholarSascha Scott2011 Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer Scholar
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