Arthur Amiotte photographs of his art, circa 1963-1986

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-1
Creators:
Amiotte, Arthur (photographer and artist)
Dates:
circa 1963-1986
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
314 copy color slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Arthur Amiotte's artwork, including stitchery and quilts, clothing and mocassins, wall hangings, and paintings. The collection also includes some images of exhibits of Amiotte's work, a powwow, and scenic views of the Great Plains area.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Born in 1942 and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Arthur Amiotte is an Oglala painter, collage and fiber artist, lecturer, and author. Influenced by native artist Oscar Howe, Amiotte's art is based on Oglala tradition and culture.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals retained by Arthur Amiotte.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 88-1
,
NAA ACC 89-13

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy slides made by Smithsonian Institution, 1987.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 88-1, Arthur Amiotte photographs of his art, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Artwork by Amiotte can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in American Indian Social and Political memorabilia.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The Archives of American Art holds audio recording of an oral history interview with Amiotte.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Originals loaned by Arthur Amiotte for copying, 1987.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oglala Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wall hangings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clothing and dress Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quilts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/