FORMAN, Werner




Author Tags: First Nations

Werner Forman and Erna Siebert published a study of Aboriginal artifacts, some from Russian museums, in a German volume, that was later translated by Philippa Heniges as North American Indian Art: Masks, Amulets, Wood Carvings and Ceremonial Dress from the Northwest Coast (1967). Many of the artifacts are captured in coloured photographs. There is focus put on the Tlingit tribes and their work. With Norman Bancroft-Hunt, Forman also published People of the Totem: The Indians of the Pacific Northwest (1979).

BOOKS:

Forman,Werner & Erna Siebert. North American Indian Art: Masks, Amulets, Wood Carvings and Ceremonial Dress from the Northwest Coast (London: Paul Hamlyn, 1967). Translated by Philippa Heniges.

Forman, Werner & Norman Bancroft-Hunt. People of the Totem: The Indians of the Pacific Northwest (London: Orbis; Toronto, Doubleday, 1979; University of Oklahoma Press, 1988).

[BCBW 2016] "First Nations" "Art"