Fakes, Forgeries, and Misattributions on the Pacific Northwest Coast by Robin Wright

Robin Wright is professor of art history, curator of Native American art, and director of the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum, University of Washington. Her research, teaching, and curatorial work center on the native arts of the Pacific Northwest coast, in particular nineteenth-century Haida art.


Determining Quality in a 'Royal' Kuba Overskirt: Changing Craft Habit or Pastiche? by Christine Giuntini

Christine Giuntini is textile and organic artifact conservator for the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Giuntini will present her analysis of the materials and construction techniques of a "royal" Bushong overskirt.


Fakes and Forgeries in the Marquesas Islands: A Long History presented by Carol Ivory

Carol Ivory is associate dean for curriculum and instruction and professor of fine arts at Washington State University. Her research focuses on the arts made by the Polynesian people of the Marquesas Islands.


Questions of Provenance: A Mini-Symposium, Introduction

Julian Cox, Chief Curator of the de Young and Christina Hellmich, Curator of the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art and Oceanic Art

Hosted by the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art, and the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts.

This event was sponsored by the Friends of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.



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