Photogravure Portraits of the American Indian
A unique photogravure print exhibit of the American Indian.

At the turn of this century, Edward S. Curtis, with grant support from noted financier J.P. Morgan, visited over 80 Indian reservations in the west and photographed men, women and children. According to Curtis’s biographer, A.D. Coleman, the photographer’s purpose was to document the spirit and liveliness of a culture which he felt was being destroyed.

This collection of prints depicts stern-faced chiefs, old women, young girls and children as well as a peaceful landscape.

Clockwise from top right: Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, an Apache child, Red Cloud of the Oglala Sioux, a desert girl of the Quahatika tribe


Number of pieces----------------------60 matted & framed

Space Required-------------------------150 linear feet. Security – Moderate

Exhibit Fee------------------------------$2,000.00 plus one-way shipping and insurance

Exhibit Period---------------------------Six weeks, longer periods can be arranged

New England Center for Contemporary Art
Paul Sorel, Exhibit Coordinator
Box 302, Brooklyn, CT 06234-0302
Tel: Fax: (860) 779-9291

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