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Makers and Markets: The Wright Collection of Twentieth-Century Native American Art

 Author: Penelope B. Drooker with contributions by Patricia Capone  Category: Book  Publisher: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University  Published: 1998

The extent and significance of an iconic collection of pre-1990s southwestern crafts, including an impressive range of exemplary textiles, basketry, pottery, jewelry, and more. Discusses market factors and the rise of both tourist art and fine art. Describes and illustrates an important collection of Southwestern Native American crafts and artwork amassed during the 1960s-1980s, providing context about the makers and the development of markets and marketing for their work. Major portions of the collection include Pueblo ceramics, Navajo and Hopi textiles, Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni jewelry, and baskets from forty different Native American groups.

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