Art •  American Indians and Southwest

$39.95 hardcover
978-0-89013-628-7

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Of God and Mortal Men: T.C. Cannon


Edited by Ann E. Marshall
Edited by Diana F. Pardue

Of God and Mortal Men conveys the artistic genius of T.C. Cannon (1946–1978) through his best and most iconic paintings and essays that offer a fresh and inclusive look at Cannon’s work extending beyond the confines of American Indian art. This group of paintings—nine major canvases from the Nancy and Richard Bloch Collection—represent the finest of Cannon’s artwork anywhere, from Cannon’s “mature” Santa Fe period and important pieces in the Heard Museum’s collections, including a canvas, lithographs, and woodblock prints, as well as paintings from the New Mexico Museum of Art permanent collections. Added to this are sketch books and music, from Howard and Joy Berlin and Cannon’s sister Joyce Cannon Yi, and Cannon’s poetry.


ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Ann E. Marshall is director, curation and research, at the Heard Museum. She is the author (with Ofelia Zepeda) of Home: Native People in the Southwest and Rain: Native Expressions from the American Southwest.

Diana F. Pardue is curator of collections at the Heard Museum, where her work has included historic and contemporary Native American arts. She is the author of numerous books including Shared Images: The Innovative Jewelry of Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird and Native American Bolo Ties: Vintage and Contemporary Artistry, co-authored with Norman L. Sandfield.

N. Scott Momaday is a Kiowa storyteller and poet and the author of House Made of Dawn, the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1969.

Published By Museum of New Mexico Press


9.75 x 11.5 in. 136 pages 40 color plates, 4 duotones, 7 drawings