Looking at some Native American Sand Work – The Artsology Weblog

I obtained an electronic mail from a reader of the weblog who despatched the next footage of some Native American sand artwork that he has in his possession. He defined, “I don’t know the way outdated they’re, my father-in-law collected some Navajo Sand Artwork, and I inherited them when he handed. He had them for over 20 years.” He hoped Artsology may give him extra info on these items, however I needed to admit that whereas I’ve a fundamental understanding of sand artwork, I’m not an professional in these items so far as giving any kind of formal evaluation of what he has. I did say that I’d share the photographs, and if anybody on the market has any expertise or scholarly info on Native American Navajo Sand Artwork, we hope that somebody will share what they know within the feedback part under. Right here’s the primary one:

Native American art, a Navajo Sand Painting
An instance of a Navajo Sand Portray.

Right here’s a second portray, under left, together with a element under proper from the piece above. I assumed I would come with the element view to provide a better take a look at the figures. It’s a bit of arduous to inform from these footage, however the gentleman confirmed that each the figures and the background are all sand.

examples of Native American Indian sand painting, most likely Navajo
Two examples of Navajo sand artwork.

Take a look at this characteristic on Navajo Sand Portray right here.