Helen Cordero, Dab neeg nrog nees nkaum daim duab, ca. Xyoo 1985, tua cov av nplaum nrog cov khau khiab thiab ntab ntw, Smithsonian Asmeskas Cov Tsev khaws puav pheej cov khoom plig, Khoom plig ntawm Chuck thiab Jan Rosenak thiab tsev cia khoom hauv tsev cia khoom tau tsim los ntawm Mrs. Gibson Fahnestock, 1997.124.148

Karen Canova yog tus tuaj yeem pab dawb ntev ntev rau ntawm SAAM's Luce Foundation Center.

Qhov tseeb ua yeeb yam Lub Siab Ntawm Peb Cov Neeg: Cov Poj Niam Ua Yeeb Yam celebrated the appreciable inventive achievements of indigenous ladies of North America and establishes their rightful place within the artwork world. The exhibition impressed us to take a recent take a look at paintings by Native ladies artists in our everlasting assortment. Here are three of their tales and artworks:

Helen Cordero (1915–1994) was a famend Cochiti Pueblo potter from northern New Mexico identified for her storyteller figures. Cordero invented the ceramic storyteller figurine, and subsequently launched a brand new custom in Native American artwork and altered the course of Pueblo pottery. In the 1950s, she and her cousin, an achieved potter, started making ceramics.

Ib qho ntawm Pueblo ceramic collectible figurines yog ib qho kev txiav txim siab zaum tuav tus menyuam me, feem ntau hu ua Hu Nkauj Niam lossis Madonna. Thaum Cordero ua tus tsim, nws kos duab tus yawg koob yawg koob, Santiago Quintana, tus neeg paub dab neeg, nrog nws cov xeeb ntxwv nyob. Nws muab lub rooj txiav txim siab tsim tsim txawm li cas los ua nws ib tug txiv neej thiab muab tso ua yam txawv txawv ntawm cov menyuam yaus ntawm nws. Nws lub npe hu ua Tus Poj Niam Ua Haujlwm Ua Haujlwm. Yuav luag tam sim ntawd, tus neeg piav dab neeg txiav txim siab qhia txog Cordero pej xeem qhov kev txiav txim siab-nws tau txais khoom plig ntawm New Mexico State Fair thiab ntawm Indian arts thiab crafts ua cov khoom pov thawj. Nws thiaj li Cordero cov khoom tau nthuav tawm hauv cov tsev khaws puav pheej thoob plaws tebchaws Asmeskas thiab Canada. Nws rov txhim kho ntawm Cochiti paj lug ntim cov tais diav ntim chaws kev coj ua pib ua ib lub kiv puag ncig mus txog hnub Pueblo ceramics.

The distinctive options of Cordero’s storytellers are an open-mouthed determine normally surrounded by kids, animals, or each. The storyteller could be feminine or male, a clown, or any kind of animal. There is all the time not less than one listener, however there could be an abundance of them encircling the storytelling determine or climbing on its again and shoulder. The open mouth is both painted or sculpted on the storyteller, and generally on the listeners as properly. The figures usually maintain important gadgets comparable to pottery, drums, and rugs. The Luce Center has Cordero’s Dab neeg nrog rau nees nkaum daim duab rau ntawm saib. Saib ntawm kev nkag thiab thim rov qab cov duab ntawm cov haujlwm ceramic, koj puas tuaj yeem cia siab rau nees nkaum tus menyuam yaus? Tom qab qhov kev vam meej ntawm nws thawj tus dab neeg muag khoom hauv xyoo 1964, Cordero yuav kawg los ntawm nws cov kev txawj ntse los tsim cov txiaj ntsig sib txawv ua ke nrog Hopi Maiden, Dej Carrier, Pueblo Leej Txiv, thiab Vaub kib. Lwm cov neeg nqa khoom tau txuas ntxiv los tsim cov kev hloov pauv ntawm nws Tus Dab Neeg.

Cordero tau ua nws lub neej tag ntawm Cochiti Pueblo thiab tau koom nrog Pueblo lub neej thiab kab lis kev cai. Nws txuas ntxiv mus khawb av nplaum dawb los ntawm cov chaw nyob, tso ua ke nws cov xim pleev xim dub thiab xim dub, thiab ua haujlwm sab nraum zoov hauv huab cua sov thiab ntawm nws chav ua noj nyob rau lub caij ntuj no. Nws tus txiv thiab tus tub yuav tsav tsheb ntev li 100 mais los mus nqa ntoo cedar ntoo kom taws qhov cub rau nws cov khoom. Cordero tau raug qhuas tias yog Santa Fe Living Treasure thaum 1985 thiab yog tus neeg tau txais xyoo 1986 Cov Neeg Thoob Ntiaj Teb los ntawm Kev Ua Neej Raws Li Kev Ua Si.

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Faye Tso, Lub taub hau ntawm Emmett, ca. Xyoo 1985, tua av nplaum nrog piñon suab, Smithsonian Chaw Tsim Tshuaj Meskas Asmeskas, Khoom plig ntawm Chuck thiab Jan Rosenak thiab tsev cia khoom hauv tsev khaws khoom ua rau muaj peev xwm ua tau los ntawm Ralph Cross Johnson, 1997.124.175

Faye Tso (1933–2004) was a grasp Diné (Navajo) potter and one of many first Navajo artists to make use of unconventional imagery in ceramics. Navajo pottery usually has little ornament, however Tso utilized photographs of corn maidens, warriors, and dancers onto her clay surfaces. She was a working towards herbalist as properly, and her husband and son are conventional healers who use her pots of their ceremonies, explaining that “fire, cloud, and earth are all part of the Navajo way.”

Tso tau yug los hauv Coal Mine Mesa, Arizona, txawm li cas los xij tsiv mus rau sab qab teb mus rau Tuba City, Arizona xyoo 1974. Nws niaj hnub rov qab mus rau Coal Mine Mesa kom khawb los ntawm nws tsev neeg cov av nplaum thiab sau piñon rau cov tawv uas ua kom sib haum thiab ntim nws cov tais av. Peb Tso Cai lub lauj kaub nyob rau ntawm Luce Center: Lauj kaub nrog Dancers nrog Headdresses thiab Rattles (ca. 1985), Lauj kaub nrog Daim Duab Kho Kom Zoo Nkauj (ca. 1992), thiab Taum lauj kaub nrog Incised Pob Kws Ua yeeb yam duab (1987). Txhua lub lauj kaub ntawd yog tsim los ntawm cov av nplaum xaum thiab muab ntim nrog piñon suab. Cov kws kos duab dai ntau ntau ntawm nws cov khoom nrog cov duab deity (Ye'i), pob kws cov nkauj txiv neej, thiab cov cim suab paj nruag ntawm nws lub ntiaj teb Navajo. Nws sim nrog cov kev sib txawv ntawm cov av nplaum sib txawv thiab tsis txaus siab muab cov quav ntawm nyuj, tshis, thiab yaj mus rau cov av nplaum hauv qhov kawg ntawm qhov cub tua, uas thaiv cov pa los ntawm los rau hauv qhov cub thiab kho cov xim ntawm cov av nplaum los ntawm lub txiv kab ntxwv kub. rau ib qho xim av tob lossis xim dub.

Tso Qhov Lub taub hau ntawm Emmett yog cov haujlwm sawv cev uas piav qhia txog ib tus neeg lub taub hau thiab xub pwg. Nws cov plaub hau sib sau ua ke hauv ib qho kev coj noj haus hauv cov plaub hau bun (tsiiyéél) hnav los ntawm txhua tus txiv neej thiab poj niam. Nws ntxiv rau ib txoj hlua caj dab, tej zaum lub taub ntsej tau tawg paj caws, ntawm nws lub tsho dub. Tso npe rau qhov kev txiav txim "Emmett" uas yog lub npe ntawm nws tus txiv thiab tuaj yeem yog qhov ncauj lus ntawm kev ua haujlwm.

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Myra Tso Kaye, Ram lauj kaub, 1992, tso cov av nplaum nrog piñon suab, Smithsonian Asmeskas Cov Tsev khaws puav pheej cov khoom plig, Khoom plig ntawm Chuck thiab Jan Rosenak thiab tsev cia khoom hauv tsev cia khoom tau tsim los ntawm Mrs. Gibson Fahnestock, 1997.124.157

Myra Tso Kaye (born 1961) is a Diné (Navajo) artist and the daughter of Faye Tso. She studied artwork on the University of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff however felt her education solely taught her the ‘scientific’ facet of her paintings. Kaye believes that the religious facet got here from her house and household—her grandfather, father, and brother are all conventional healers, and her mom was a potter and herbalist. Two pots by Kaye are on view within the Luce Center: Taum Ntev Nrog Pob Ntseg Pob Kws (1988) thiab Ram lauj kaub (1992). Kaye's Ram lauj kaub yog nyob rau hauv daim ntawv ntawm ob-caj dab dej tshob rau dej, txawm li cas los xij ib qho spout tau hloov nrog lub ram lub taub hau (saib cov ncauj lus kom ntxaws ntxhab, nkhaus tshuab raj). Lub lauj kaub lub cev tsis tas li ntawd muaj incised petroglyph cov duab ntawm rams (txiv neej bighorn yaj), ib yam li keeb kwm etchings nrhiav thoob plaws hauv Asmeskas Southwest.

Lwm cov kws ua yeeb yam hauv SAAM cov kev tawm tsam uas tau ua haujlwm tshwj xeeb hauv Lub Plawv Ntawm Peb Cov Neeg embrace Edmonia Lewis, Maria Martinez, Christine McHorse, and Marie Watt. You can discover chosen artworks from the exhibition and artist interviews on-line.