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We are the authors of a biography of Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma, (1917-1956). At Tahoma blog, we share with you the the story of the search which became a book. Please join in our conversation and ask any questions, or share information about Quincy Tahoma.
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Happy Birthday, Quincy! As we have written before, we do not know for sure when Quincy Tahoma was born, but he claimed December 25th, so that’s okay with us. If Tahoma had survived his 40th birthday, he would now be … Continue reading
Post by Vera Marie In our last blog post, Charnell talked about Tahoma’s peaceful scenes of animals and babies. He also painted peaceful scenes of Diné couples riding across the desert, or large groups of people gathering for a sing. … Continue reading
Post by Vera Marie When we think of an artist’s studio, the first thing that comes to mind is a high-ceilinged room with light streaming in the window, illuminating an easel. A model or a still life arrangement sits on … Continue reading
Post by Vera We know that Quincy Tahoma created hundreds of paintings. We know that he gave some away, or traded them for food or drinks or a place to sleep. But many, many people bought his paintings during his … Continue reading
Post by Vera Quincy Tahoma was a hit with the ladies. All through his life they flocked around him. Valentine’s Day might just have been his favorite holiday after Christmas, the date that he adopted for his birthday.
Very few people today have not heard of Navajo Code Talkers. It may even be taken for granted that codetalkers are among the veterans who ring the Stock Market opening bell on this Veteran’s Day, 2010.
From time to time, we would like to introduce a museum that is important for lovers of American Indian art. In the unlikely location of Dragoon, Arizona–hidden away south of the I-10 Freeway that zips between Tucson and the New … Continue reading