"Santa Fe Indian Market: A History of Native Arts and the Marketplace" by Bruce Bernstein
Each August 100,000 people attend Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the nation's largest and most anticipated Native arts event. One thousand artists representing 160 tribes, nations, and villages from the United States and Canada proudly display and sell their works of art, ranging from pottery and basketry to contemporary paintings and sculptures. Beautifully illustrated with photographs of the artists and their work and historical photos from the market's ninety-year history.
About the Author: Bruce Bernstein is the former executive director of the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts, which sponsors Santa Fe Indian Market. He is the former assistant director for research and collections at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and former director of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is the coauthor of Modern by Tradition: American Indian Painting in the Studio Style.
Published 2012 by Museum of New Mexico Press; 152pages; Softcover.