When Haida Sculptor Bill Reid Died In , He Was Widely And Fervently Admired Than Any Other Native American Artist Reid Attained His Greatest Fame In The Visual Arts, But Words Were His First Professional Medium He Made His Living As A Radio Announcer And Script Writer Until He Received His First Large Carving Commission, In Indeed, One Of His Several Haida Names Was Kihlguulins, The One With The Beautiful Voice His Oratorical And Literary Gifts Are Rightly Part Of The Reid LegendDespite That Gift For Words, Much Of What He Wrote Was Published Only In The Fugitive Domain Of Newspapers, Magazines, And Exhibition Catalogues Other Works Were Broadcast Or Recorded As The Voice Tracks Of Documentary Films But Never Printed Still Others Have Waited Until Now To Be Released In Any FormThis Book Collects, For The First Time, The Most Important Of These Widely Scattered Writings Seminal Statements On The Art Of The Northwest Coast, On The Role Of The Native American Artist In A Multicultural World, And On The Quintessential Role Of Both The Artist And The Environment In The Survival Of Human Culture Far from completely essential A lot of these pieces cover similar, as well as the same, ground I love Reid s work from a visual standpoint, but the writing doesn t distinguish itself as much as the editors think.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid book, this is one of the most wanted Bill Reid author readers around the world.
- 250 pages
- Solitary Raven: Selected Writings of Bill Reid
- Bill Reid
- 04 November 2019 Bill Reid