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INDIAN ART IS STREAMLINEDj MODERNISTIC TOUCH ENTERING FIELD, BLUE EAGLE CONTENDS 1 Albuquerque. N. M., Sept, 1. iAP) Indian ail. like ubout everything ielse Uu'M- duys, is (ioiiiH sirenm- llned. Hut tile Inuisilion irom the old to th<; new style is hardly perccp- tlble. It's largely a matter of ma- tennis and treatment., according to "Indian art was modern to begin with." he said, "but with adoption of while man's brushes and mn- ttrials it's yjtUritf a stream-lined yt t classic treatment which will enable the Indians to preserve their art forms for posterity." Ac<;e Blue Eagle, foremost among modern Indian artists. ! Blue Eagle, u young Pawnee with th' 1 shoulders of a fullbnck. cumr through here today on a lour <il New Mexico Indians pueblos to stir up Indian interest In mainti-inint; i lie purity of their art. Avalanche And Flood Take Huge Toll In Canada Region (Continued from Page One) Ihe smiute 11 id inn committee room In V/ashiimton. lias already hung his work in the blus ribbon show of UK- United fjtate.s—the National Exhibition of Art. "Modern Indian artists are mak- iii^ ihe natural evolution from the old arts to the modern—perfecting and modernizing the same art which oru-e displayed on the tepees," he jj. tial : Kia ' tor 20 Fome wt-v believed to be in critical rondtli'.'ii. One lamilv mimed Lachancu ap- pcarrd to have had some premoni- , lion of duneer, as they were hurrying cut of the apartment house when t!u ' - sllc!e canl( ' cmsnin e dowl1 ' r ^ { .^ ^ nQwn ( , ead were Mrs . I'airick Delisle, Mrs. Corlnthin Audet. Miss Rasn Lachance find two unidentified InfanLs. anc believed to he that of Mrs. Delisle. Most of the adiili-s in the apartment house were employed in the bin textile mill that is the chief industry i;i the town, on the northern lank of tile SI. Uuvrenee river. 1 George Man.'(;l. who, however, wa,' re.M'ued with eisht of his children Tlie Ilond Canadian Portneul, press "Stylh'ed art is traditional among Indians. They were modern to stuct with. Yet now we modernize our art by is;;inR permanent materials, and still exclude foreign'influences. "Modern Indian the answer to .the question in generations to <:oin?: 'Whnt were the Indians like.' "Our traditional art was executed on buffalo skins, on bark—all impermanent. Now, with white man's materials, we can save the detail and the tradition." Blue Knee's murals, depicting i bolh-lc-'Rotul and activity.-have the! style of the modern illustrator, ' thout'ht retaining the traditional forms which a IT uniuinlnkahly Indian. - • ; One piece of work, the legend of i ! Ihe "'Inn Eii^le." h:us all Ihe stream- j of a design by ! designer of the : body of the future. But | tlie H. the Ing nnd : ;no d waKhPrt-tmt-pnTt of-thrr- B , ue f^rr^irTireTTiber Pacific railway line near ; {]own - Who . s W ho" Incl derniling the night ex- • , . h , Ampricm, mm and Floods north M«ny ' were penernl along the of the. St. Lawrence, homes in the Porlneuf 'ntaan- the by ; Senators Engage In On Final Day Of Sessions (Continued from Page One) i The mock bill, which would , is the style of tradition, nn of half a | S j Including the | ls wlio's who ol American artists, erives i these as the Generally accepted out- i stJinding Indian artists of the Unit- ] ed States: In the southwestern or New Mexico uroup—Marina Lu'an, a Tnos, of Santa Fe; Julian Murtlnen, San Ildefonso, husband of Marie Martinez, the pottery maker; Woueen, San Ildefonso; and Allen Houser,•l nan an Apache, of Santa Pe. In the Oklahoma or plains group ' —Stephen Mopope. a Kiowa; James Auchiah. Kiowa; Jack Hokeah. Ki- . owa; and himself. i Blue Eagle, a graduate of the j [ University of Oklahoma, now heads j , ! the art department of Bacone col- i ap . j lego in Oklahoma. '

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  1. Las Vegas Daily Optic,
  2. 01 Sep 1938, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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