Arni Brownstone

Arni Brownstone

Arni Brownstone

Conservateur adjoint (Indiens des Plaines)

Domaine : World Cultures, Canada

Expositions et galeries Galerie Daphne Cockwell du Canada : Premiers peuples, Galerie Shreyas et Mina Ajmera de l'Afrique, des Amériques et de l'Asie-Pacifique


Baccalauréat en arts visuels, Université York, 1974

Arni Brownstone s’occupe des collections ethnographiques d’Amérique latine et de quatre régions d’Amérique du Nord : les Grandes Plaines, le Plateau, le Grand Bassin et le Sud-Ouest. Il monte des expositions à l’aide des artéfacts de ces cultures et les expose en galerie. Il a étudié la culture visuelle des Indiens des plaines du Nord et s’intéresse particulièrement à la peinture pictographique des Indiens des Plaines. Il est en train de rédiger un livre dans lequel il a redessiné plus de cinquante grandes peintures pictographiques, dont certaines figurent ci-dessous.


Derniers numéros

Année Publication
2014 (tbd) "Painting and Engraving East of the Rockies." Handbook Of North American Indians, Technology and Visual Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Institution
2014 "War Paintings of the Tsuu T'ina First Nation." University of Nebraska Press
2014 "The Lienzo of Tlapiltepec." Norman: University of Oklahoma Press/ROM Press
2013 P. Hovens and B. Bernstein, eds.. "Two Pipe Bags and a Beaded Jacket." North American Indian Art: Masterpieces and Museum Collections from The Netherlands, Leiden and Altenstadt: National Museum of Ethnology and ZKF Publishers
2012 "Fancy Footwork." ROM Magazine of the Royal Ontario Museum , 45 (3), Winter, 48. (PDF)
2011 M.-H. Pottier, éd. Figeac. "Un Parallélisme : La pictographie indienne et la tradition orale." Mémoires indiennes , France : Musée Champollion
2011 "Secret Passages, ROM high-tech X-ray clears the smoke in this "puzzle pipe" mystery." ROM Magazine of the Royal Ontario Museum , 44 (3), Winter (PDF)
2011 "Mysteries of the Sculptural Narrative Pipes from Manitoulin Island." American Indian Art Magazine, 36 (3), 54-63 & 84-85. (PDF)
2010 "Composition and Inconography in Painted Plains Indian Shirts." Generous Man/Ahxsi-tapina: Essays in Memory of Colin Taylor, Wyk, Germany: Tatanka Press (PDF)
2010 "Book Review of Material Histories: Proceedings of a workshop held at the Marischal Museum." Museum Anthropology Review , University of Aberdeen, April 2007, 26-27. (PDF)
2008 "Reverend John Mclean and the Bloods." American Indian Art Magazine, 33 (3), 44-57. (PDF)
2007 "War Paint: Tipi liner tells the tale of one Blackfoot warrior's exploits." ROM Magazine, 40 (3), 21-22. (PDF)
2007 "Bull Head's Revenge." Open Letter, A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory, 13 (1), 136-145. (PDF)
2007 "Big Nose and His Painted Elk Skin." Plains Anthropologist, 52 (202), 195-207. (PDF)
2005 "Treasures from the Bloods." Rotunda, 37 (3), 22-31. (PDF)
2005 "The 'Many Shots' Robe." Oxford: Pitt Rivers Museum, 1-10. (PDF)
2005 "Spirit of the Plains." Rotunda, 37 (3), 14-21. (PDF)
2005 "Bear Chief's War Deed Tipi." The People of the Buffalo, Volume 2, The Plains Indians of North America, The Silent Memorials: Artifacts as Cultural and Historical Documents, Essays in Honor of John C. Ewers, 2, 43-55. (PDF)
2004 "Animal Arrays and Geometric Pictorials: Commercial Aspects of Plains Painting." European Review of Native American Studies, 18 (1), 9-19. (PDF)
2003 "Rosettes Abloom: Solving a Beadwork Mystery." Rotunda, 36 (1), 5. (PDF)
2002 "Beyond Bridle Fashion ." Rotunda , 35 (1), 5. (PDF)
2002 "Ancestors: The Deane-Freeman Collections from the Bloods." American Indian Art Magazine, 27 (3), 38-49, 73-77. (PDF)
2002 "Anatomy of a Fake." European Review of Native American Studies, 16 (2), 55-56. (PDF)
2001 "The Musée de l'Homme's Foureau Robe and Its Moment in the History of Blackfoot Painting." Plains Anthropologist, 46 (117), 249-267. (PDF)
2001 "Seven War-exploit Paintings: A Search for Their Origins." Studies in Native American Art: A Memorial Tribute to Norman Feder, 69-85. (PDF)
2001 "La Couverture blackfoot de la collection Foureau du Musée de l'Homme." Gradhiva, 29, 62-76.
2000 "A Whip is Just a Whip." Rotunda, 33 (1), 6. (PDF)
1998 Colin F. Taylor. "Book Review. "Catlin’s O-Kee-Pa: Mandan Culture and Ceremonial, The George Catlin Manuscript in the British Museum." European Review of Native American Studies, 12 (1), 55-56. (PDF)
1998 "Stretch to Fit." Rotunda, 31 (1), 48. (PDF)
1998 "Slippers Fit for a Bride." Rotunda, 31 (1), 5-8. (PDF)
1997 "Fit for a Cinderella?." Rotunda, 30 (2), 48. (PDF)
1996 "Not a Decoy." Rotunda, 28 (4), 48.
1996 "Lienzo of Tlapiltepec: A Weaving of Ancient Mexican History." Que Pasa, 1 (4), 15-18.
1996 "Blackfoot Beadwork: A Tradition Embroidered in Glass." Rotunda, 29 (1), 11-21. (PDF)
1995 "A Headdress Fit for a Horse?." Rotunda, 28 (1), 41-47. (PDF)
1994 "Shirt Tales." Rotunda, 27 (4), 48. (PDF)
1993 "War Paint: Blackfoot and Sarcee Painted Buffalo Robes in the Royal Ontario Museum." Royal Ontario Museum Publications
1991 "Rare Buffalo Robe Acquired." Rotunda, 24 (2), 5-6. (PDF)
1985 "A New Perspective on the Blackfoot." Rotunda, 18 (2), 40-45. (PDF)


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