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Edward S. Curtis: Coming to Light doc ´ Curtis Coming to Light Read ô Bold sometimes abrasive forever passionate Edward Curtis was the uintessential romantic visionary Curtis struggled through an impoverished boyhood in Minnesota to become a successful society photographer in Seattle But he soon moved far beyondS monumental work had lapsed into obscurityIn this richly designed book Anne Makepeace creator of an award winning documentary on Curtis's life reexamines the lasting impact of his work Curtis's photographs once ignored now serve as a link between the romantic past and contemporary Native American communities who have used his images to reclaim and resurrect their tradition Well I am thoroughly heartbroken but I simply loved it

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Th American IndianInitially Teddy Roosevelt and JP Morgan backed the ambitious project But as the work stretched over years Curtis found himself alone with his vision struggling to finance himself and his crews The 20 volume North American Indians finally completed in 1930 cost Curtis his marriage his friendships his home and his health By the time he died in 1952 he and hi Picked this up at the used book sale because of the photographs The legend of the man was unknown to me He lived a fascinating life determined to save the culture of the American Indians through his amazing photographs He succeeded

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Edward S Curtis Coming to LightBold sometimes abrasive forever passionate Edward Curtis was the uintessential romantic visionary Curtis struggled through an impoverished boyhood in Minnesota to become a successful society photographer in Seattle But he soon moved far beyond weddings and studio portraits to his life's work a multi volume photographic and ethnographic work on the vanishing world of the Nor This a well written biography of Edward Curtis It seems to be fair about his strong and weak traits His life was a struggle but examples of his photographs in the book are amazing It gives the history of the dreadful treatment of the American Indians by US government His part in Pacific Northwest History is interesting