Curtis' uneasy masterpieces 

In 1906, Seattle photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis was commissioned by financial tycoon J.P. Morgan to photograph the indigenous American tribes, in an effort to capture images of their customs and traditions. So began the North American Indian Project, in which Curtis was given five years to complete a visual record, in folio form, of people who were widely considered to be vanishing.


Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Latest in Visual Arts

More by Edie Adelstein

  • Big draws

    Big draws

    A survey of comic art from Colorado Springs-area talent
    • Sep 2, 2015
  • Talking body

    Talking body

    Senga Nengudi finally gets a solo show in Colorado Springs
    • Sep 2, 2015
  • Fall Arts Preview 2015

    Fall Arts Preview 2015

    Welcome to the Indy's annual culture issue
    • Sep 2, 2015
  • More »

All content © Copyright 2019, The Colorado Springs Independent

Website powered by Foundation