Spirito Lakota
Spirito Lakota
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Un libro da non perdere per tutti gli appassionati di Nativi Americani. L’artista Lakota Jim Yellowhawk racconta, con parole e stupende opere, il passato e il presente del suo fiero popolo. Le Black Hills, Toro seduto, Cavallo Pazzo, i pow wow, le tradizioni sono narrati attraverso immagini bellissime e simboli ancestrali. Attraverso una… (more)

Un libro da non perdere per tutti gli appassionati di Nativi Americani. L’artista Lakota Jim Yellowhawk racconta, con parole e stupende opere, il passato e il presente del suo fiero popolo. Le Black Hills, Toro seduto, Cavallo Pazzo, i pow wow, le tradizioni sono narrati attraverso immagini bellissime e simboli ancestrali. Attraverso una fantastica raccolta di sue opere, Jim Yellowhawk ci dischiude le porte della cultura Lakota e ci racconta le cerimonie e la storia del suo popolo. Contiene 70 tavole a colori. L’opera è completamente bilingue, con testo in italiano e in inglese.   L’opera ha la introduzione del disegnatore bonelliano Marco Ghion, la nota critica dell’artista Carlo Gentili, e le note esplicative a cura di Raffaella Milandri, scrittrice e attivista per i Popoli Indigeni.

A book not to be missed for all Native American lovers. Lakota artist Jim Yellowhawk tells, with words and beautiful works, the past and present of his proud people. The Black Hills, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, pow wows, traditions are narrated  through marvelous images and ancestral symbols. With a fantastic collection of his works, Jim Yellowhawk opens the doors of Lakota culture and tells us about traditions, ceremonies, the history of his people. The work is completely bilingual, with text in Italian and English. Available also in paper edition.

Jim Yellowhawk, a member of the Itazipco Band of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Onandoga tribe of the Iroquois Nation, by his mother, has been immersed in the art of his ancestors since he was a boy. Jim Yellowhawk is an internationally known Native American artist, highly regarded for his traditional ledger art; in his works he represents the spiritual and cultural Lakota heritage, but also the present time, with various means of expression and socio-political art, both exhibited in galleries around the world. He currently resides in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

 

 

Publisher: Mauna Kea Edizioni (August 27, 2020)

Page count: 124 pages

File size: 3.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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