Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art

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The core of this powerful assemblage is an exploration of the extraordinary achievement of Haida art, as art. Interwoven throughout the text and the finely reproduced images is a skillful intermingling of key themes: the defining myths of origins; the structures of ownership and privilege; the relationship of the people to the land; the influence of the early master-carvers; the monumental achievements of Charles Edenshaw, Bill Reid, Robert Davidson, and many others; the Haida and colonialism; and hybrid tendencies in contemporary Haida art. From oral histories and genealogies to the breakout aesthetics of contemporary Haida work in many media, this book celebrates a great art in a contemporary context.

Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art was published to coincide with the exhibition presented at the Vancouver Art Gallery June 10 to September 17, 2006.


Edited by Peter MacnairDaina Augaitis and Marianne Jones
Essays by Nika Collison, Vince Collison, Robert Davidson, Guujaaw and Bill Reid

182 pages
10 x 12.8 inches
ISBN 9781553651857
Vancouver Art Gallery and Douglas & McIntyre